Articles by Free Rohingya Coalition

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Free Rohingya Coalition Calls for the Resignation of UN Secretary General and Senior Deputies over Systemic UN Failures in Myanmar Genocide
Free Rohingya Coalition – TRANSCEND Media Service, 24 Jun 2019

19 June 2019 – The 36-page UN diplomat Gert Rosenthal Report entitled “A brief and independent inquiry into the involvement of the United nations in Myanmar from 2010 to 2018”, finally admits to what the several generations of Rohingya survivors of Myanmar’s genocide have always known: the UN has failed them – not simply since 2011, the report’s cut-off year, but since the first wave of Myanmar’s genocidal destruction in 1978.

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The Secret Tripartite Memorandum of Understanding between UNHCR, UNDP & Myanmar
Free Rohingya Coalition – TRANSCEND Media Service, 3 Jun 2019

28 May 2019 – The MoU was first signed in Naypyiday on June 6 last year, which has been extended for one more year.

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Rohingya refugees and supporters endorse UN’s call for withdrawal of financial support to Myanmar
Free Rohingya Coalition – TRANSCEND Media Service, 20 May 2019

15 May 2019 – Rohingya refugees and international supporters welcome and endorse UN Fact-Finding Mission’s timely call for withdrawal of financial and other support to Myanmar.

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International Conference on Protection and Accountability in Burma
Columbia University & Free Rohingya Coalition – TRANSCEND Media Service, 14 Jan 2019

This conference is designed to call world’s attention to and educate the international public at large about the twofold need for protection and accountability which Rohingya genocide survivors and other ethnic and religious minorities such as Kachin, Shan, Karen, Myanmar Muslims, etc. demand and deserve. 8-9 Feb 2019, Columbia University, Barnard Hall

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Free Rohingya Coalition Statement on Canada’s Unprecedented Official Declaration of Myanmar’s Crimes against Rohingyas as Genocide
Free Rohingya Coalition – TRANSCEND Media Service, 24 Sep 2018

20 Sep 2018 – The Free Rohingya Coalition wholeheartedly welcome the motion in the Canadian House of Commons that with a rare unanimity declared Myanmar’s crimes against Rohingya people a genocide.

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Remembering Rohingya Genocide on 25 August 2018
Free Rohingya Coalition – TRANSCEND Media Service, 20 Aug 2018

Free Rohingya Coalition, a global network of Rohingya and non-Rohingya activists and advocates, are planning to commemorate 25 August 2018 as the “Rohingya Genocide Remembrance Day”. On this day, Myanmar Tatmadaw or the Armed Forces launched the largest scale mass killing, rape and arson to date.

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Factsheet on the Rohingya
Free Rohingya Coalition – TRANSCEND Media Service, 20 Jun 2018

Group Identity, Citizenship, and Persecution – Rohingyas are a native, pre-colonial ethnic minority group of Rakhine State of Western Myanmar (formerly Burma), which shares 170-miles long modern-day borders with Bangladesh (formerly East Pakistan).

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Statement on UN-Myanmar Deal on Rohingya Return
Free Rohingya Coalition – TRANSCEND Media Service, 11 Jun 2018

7 June 2018 – The Free Rohingya Coalition is gravely concerned about the non-inclusive, non-transparent nature of UN agencies signing a repatriation deal with Myanmar.

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