BROUK

BROUK is advocating within UK and Europe in particular spreading message of the plight of Rohingya people and Human right violations in Burma. We are closely working with Rohingya organizations around the world, Burma Campaign UK, Christian Solidarity Worldwide, Burmese Democratic groups, Burmese ethnic groups in UK, Euro Burma Office in Brussels and other NGOs.

‘Fake news victims’ meet with Facebook, Twitter, YouTube

‘We’ve come together from different corners of the world to say enough is enough’ People who have been harmed by “fake news” appealed to executives at Facebook and Twitter and urged them to do more to stop the spread of disinformation during what they said were emotional, face-to-face meetings this week. Finnish journalist Jessikka Aro …

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Fake News Victims to Tech Companies: “How many deaths does it take for you to defend against disinformation?”

*** Disinformation victims from Myanmar to Sandy Hook issue open letter to Mark Zuckerberg, Jack Dorsey and Susan Wojcicki ***SAN FRANCISCO.— This week victims of disinformation from across the world have come to Silicon Valley to confront social media companies for the first time. The meetings were highly emotional, bringing social media employees to tears, as they …

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FAKE NEWS VICTIMS’ MEET WITH TWITTER AND FACEBOOK

ON PAPER, THEY would seem to have little in common. Tun Khin is a human rights activist who advocates for the persecuted Rohingya Muslims in his home country of Myanmar. Jessikka Aro is a Finnish journalist who exposed the international influence of Russian propagandists at the Internet Research Agency long before the rest of the world had ever heard …

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Media Release from BROUK, Released on 12th January 2019: “Reuters’ journalists appeal verdict a blow to freedom of expression”

Media Release from BROUK, Released on 12th January 2019: “Reuters’ journalists appeal verdict a blow to freedom of expression” The decision by a Myanmar high court to reject the appeal of two Reuters’ journalists is a blow to freedom of expression and shows how the authorities are determined to bury the truth about atrocities against …

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The Right to Education Denied for Rohingya Refugees in Bangladesh

“If you want to harm a community, you don’t need to kill them, just don’t let them study.” A year after almost 700,000 Rohingya fled violence in Myanmar’s Rakhine state, education delivery in 27 Refugee camps in Bangladesh remains a significant challenge. This study looks at the main barriers to fulfilling the Right to Education …

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Media Release from BROUK “Special Rapporteur’s call for accountability for Rohingya atrocities must be backed with action” Released on 27th June 2018.

Media Release from Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK For Immediate Release 27th June 2018 Special Rapporteur’s call for accountability for Rohingya atrocities must be backed with action The Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK (BROUK) welcomes the calls for an international accountability mechanism made today by Yanghee Lee, Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar. …

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Media Release from BROUK “EU sanctions on Myanmar too limited to ensure justice for Rohingya atrocities” Release 25th June 2018

The European Union’s move to impose sanctions on Myanmar security officials is a small, positive step towards ensure justice for the ongoing genocide against the Rohingya people, but they do not go nearly far enough, the Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK (BROUK) said today. The sanctions, announced today after a meeting of EU Foreign Ministers in …

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camp in Ukhia on September 28, 2017. Photo: AFP

“A Rohingya’s perspective” Bangladesh’s ICC cooperation is crucial for Rohingya justice

A Rohingya’s perspective Bangladesh’s ICC cooperation is crucial for Rohingya justice By TUN KHIN The Daily Star June 07, 2018 Since August last year, the world has witnessed how hundreds of thousands of desperate Rohingyas have fled across the border into Bangladesh, bringing with them tales of unimaginable horror. Many of these refugees are my …

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Media Release from BROUK “International Development Committee report must spur the UK to act on Rohingya atrocities” Released on 22nd May 2018

Today’s report by the International Development Committee of the UK Parliament shines a light on ongoing ethnic cleansing against the Rohingya people in Burma and must lead to the UK government taking concrete action, said the Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK. The report calls for a “dramatic change” in the UK’s engagement with Burma, in the …

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