Myanmar/burma

ALERT: Genocide Emergency FOR THE ROHINGYA MINORITY GROUP

 

Genocide stages:

CLASSIFICATION, SYMBOLIZATION, DISCRIMINATION, DEHUMANIZATION, ORGANIZATION, POLARIZATION, PREPARATION, PERSECUTION, ExterminatioN, DENIAL

 

Afflicted Groups:

  • Rohingya

  • Kachin

  • Karen

  • shan

  • democrats

 

Current situation:

  • Brutal attacks on ROHINGYA civilians by Myanmar military, buddhist extremists, rakhine soldiers

  • RAMPANT MURDER AND TORTURE

  • DESTRUCTION OF HOMES AND INFRASTRUCTURE

  • MASS RAPE

  • LIFE FORCE ATROCITIES

  • expulsion

  • official denial

 

Developments

On Aug. 25, two years will have passed since that fateful August day when the Myanmar military came to drive the Rohingya people away.

Their so-called clearing operations displaced close to 800,000 people. Conservative estimates suggest that at least 10,000 were killed.

In the intervening two years, the U.S. government has drawn no official conclusions about what happened. Some might dismiss this as a matter of bureaucratic nuan...

August 12, 2019

The next phase of the genocide against the Rohingya ethnic minority of Myanmar, formerly known as Burma, is underway. Congress can help stop it by passing a National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) that incorporates what the House passed a few weeks ago — sanctions on military-controlled business conglomerates that funded the genocide and are now underwriting its cover-up.  

The horrific mass atrocity crimes that the mili...

He dreamed of educating the children in his village. But soon he learned that it was dangerous for the Rohingya to dream. 

When he was in primary school, Futhu read a story about a girl who named her flowers. She wrote their names in a diary, logged when she planted and watered them and charted how they grew. The story was in a book Futhu’s uncle brought to their village in Myanmar’s western Rakhine State from across the border...

July 30, 2019

(Bangkok and Geneva, July 5, 2019)— The Government of India should prevent forced returns of refugees from Myanmar, Fortify Rights said in a short video today. Fortify Rights received mobile-phone footage showing Indian security forces dragging an unknown Rakhine refugee woman from a bamboo hut and carrying an infant child in Mizoram State.

This week, Indian security forces reportedly forced more than 100 Rakhine refugees back...

July 24, 2019

From Cambodia to Myanmar, genocide scholars have their work cut out

Finding justice for the "crime of crimes" is an arduous and fickle affair. Genocide inevitably reaches from the corridors of power, where vested interests will do their best to mitigate culpability, to the traumatized lowest rungs of society.

With their leaders compromised, the authorities in Myanmar can not be trusted to independently administer justice or disc...

YANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar has made “minimal” preparations for the return of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslim refugees sheltering in neighboring Bangladesh, according to an Australian think-tank, despite the country saying it is ready to start repatriation.

More than 700,000 Rohingya were forced to flee northern Rakhine state in western Myanmar during a 2017 military-led crackdown the United Nations has said included ma...

Special Rapporteur Yanghee Lee says US sanctions should be tougher and international community must step up. 

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - The United Statessanctions imposed on senior military leaders in Myanmar should have been tougher and applied to more generals, the United Nations special rapporteur on human rights in Myanmar has said.

Speaking to reporters on Thursday at the end of a working visit to Thailand and...

Insiders say UN sought to downplay criticism of Myanmar and was hamstrung by China, Russia opposition to firm response.

Yangon, Myanmar - When Liam Mahony travelled to Myanmar to advise the United Nations on its handling of the Rohingya crisis, the dozens of aid workers he spoke to were almost unanimous in their appraisal of the organisation's approach.

Their view, the researcher recalls, was "this was all screwed up.....

International court forms bench to look into request for probing Myanmar's deportation of Rohingya Muslims

ANKARA 

A Rohingya group Thursday called for an International Criminal Court (ICC) investigation into Myanmar’s crimes against humanity after an ICC prosecutor announced her intent to submit a request to probe deportation of Rohingya Muslims. 

The ICC said that it assigned a three-judge panel to hear prosecutor Fatou Bensoud...

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