Tun Khin, the President of Burmese Rohingya Organization UK (BROUK), explained deteriorating situation of Rohingya – threat of a new genocide and population at grave risk for additional mass atrocities, mass graves issue in Thailand and White card issue – to international communities and urged an urgent action need to slove Rohingya issues on May 6 at 6th annual European Parliament edition of the One World Human Rights Documentary Film Festival took placed in European Parliament – Yehudi Menuhin Space: Rue Wiertz, B-1047 Brussels, according to BROUK information.
Ranieri Sabatucci, Tun Khin, Ben Rogers, Barbara Lochbihler at panel discussion
“The finding of a mass grave at a trafficking camp sadly comes as little surprise. The long involvement of Thai officials in trafficking means that an independent investigation with UN involvement is necessary to uncover the truth and hold those responsible to account.”
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Genocide is a serious matter and not a term that can be bandied around willy-nilly. Recently the museum staff of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum from Simon-Skjodt Center for the Prevention of Genocide investigated the threats facing the Rohingya people. They visited internment camps in the Rakhine state and spoke with some of the people living in the ghettos, separated from their Buddhist neighbors. They said, “We left Burma deeply concerned that so many preconditions for genocide are already in place. With a recent history of mass atrocities and within a pervasive climate of hatred and fear, the Rohingya may once again become the target of mass atrocities, including genocide.” Continue reading “Are the Rohingya people facing genocide?”