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ARU condemns Myanmar’s refusal of visa for the international mission to investigate the persecution of the Rohingya

The Arakan Rohingya Union (ARU) condemned the refusal of the Government of Myanmar to grant a visa to its territory to the United Nations Fact-Finding Mission on the investigation into the persecution of Rohingya Muslims in Arakan State. This was stated by the Director-General of ARU, Professor Wakar Uddin, during his participation in the ISNA (Islamic Society of North America) conference, which highlighted ...

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ARU delegation meets minority official of OIC

A delegation from the Arakan Rohingya Union (ARU) met with OIC Minority Officer Mr. Hassan Abidin at the organization’s headquarters in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. During the meeting, the delegation reviewed the recent events against Rohingya Muslims in Arakan State of Myanmar and the serious human rights violations witnessed by the State, as well as exploring ways to resolve this issue urgently. The ARU delegati ...

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Rohingya organizations hold a briefing on the Rohingya crisis at the United Nations

Rohingya organizations held a seminar on the tragedy of the Rohingya Muslims on Monday entitled as “Persecution of Rohingya in Myanmar and Crimes Against Humanity” in Hall 23 of the Human Rights Council in Geneva, Switzerland. The organizations included the Arakan Rohingya Union (ARU), the Global Rohingya Center (GRC) and the European Rohingya Council (ERC). The seminar was moderated by Abu Dhar Al Mana, th ...

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Press Statement by Global Rohingya Center (GRC)

Rohingya minority is from west of Myanmar, this minority is one of the 137 minorities in Myanmar. Rohingya minority is suffering in Arakan state for decades. The government denied citizenship for Rohingya, claiming that they came from Bangladesh. The Rohingya people are living in fear and as they are deprived from all basic rights such as education, healthcare and right to practice religion. In the last fou ...

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Press Statement by Global Rohingya Center (GRC)

Global Rohingya Center (GRC) strongly condemns the assassination of U Ko Ni, the prominent Muslim legal advisor for Myanmar’s ruling National League for Democracy, and the taxi driver U Nay Win outside Yangon International airport, while U Ko Ni was waiting for taxi returning from a trip to Indonesia. His death was a shock for Muslims nation and for human rights activists in Myanmar and abroad. U Ko Ni was ...

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Global Rohingya Center delegation met with officials participating in the meeting of OIC

Rohingya delegation met the participating officials in the Extraordinary Meeting of Foreign Ministers of Organization of Islamic cooperation which includes a number of ministers and officials on the sidelines of the meeting to address the situation of Rohingya Muslim minority in Myanmar. During the meetings, the delegation presented thanks and appreciation to the officials participating in the meeting and t ...

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Press Release by Global Rohingya Center (GRC)

Global Rohingya Center (GRC) Press Release In recent violence, Myanmar government committed mass crimes against humanity and did not respect rule of law. The Myanmar police raped women and young girls killed innocent men, women and children, brutally arrested large number of young, burned houses, destroyed schools and religious buildings of Rohingya population and prevent humanitarian groups access to Araka ...

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Special OIC 57-Member State Meeting on Emergency Situation in Northern Arakan/Rakhine State in Myanmar

Arakan Rohingya Union (ARU) presented two serious issues at the meeting: Crimes against humanity committed by the Myanmar armed forces (combined army, paramilitary BGP, and local police) and the emergency humanitarian situation in Northern Arakan. ARU provided the details of the atrocities committed by the Myanmar armed forces against Rohingya civilian population. Indiscriminate killing of Rohingya civilian ...

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Press Release by Global Rohingya Center (GRC)

Global Rohingya Center (GRC) condemn the Myanmar military crackdown and recent violence against vulnerable Rohingya Muslims in Maungdaw. This violence caused displacement of thousands of Rohingyas, thousands of them fleeing to the neighboring countries as hundreds are brutally killed or burned alive. Women have been subjected to gang rape and torture by the military. Children are thrown alive into the fire ...

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Rohingya remembers their plight on the tenth of June

Rohingya Muslims every year remembers on the anniversary of their plight on the tenth of June, to look back at the tragedies that occurred on them and to renew the spirit for their cause also to raise awareness around Muslims. In 2012, a Buddhist girl’s death triggered the hate of Buddhists towards Muslims and several days after the event Buddhist extremists killed ten Muslim advocates on their way to the n ...

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