HRW Report: Massacre by the River |Burmese Army Crimes against Humanity in Tula Toli

Today, December 19, 2017, Human Rights Watch (HRW) released a 30-page report detailing the systemic killings and rape of several hundred Rohingya Muslims by the Burmese Army on August 30 in Tula Toli village, Rakhine state. Read the full report now Read the news release now [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=89ujUCRYL08]

No Genocide Gems! Burma’s Military Takes a Hit From Citizens Sanctions

By Emily Claire Goldman and Simon Billenness On December 6th, Cartier made the dramatic announcement that it would stop its purchase of gems from Burma (Myanmar). This sudden shift was due to consumer pressure on Cartier to stop selling “genocide gems.” This demonstrates the growing power of “citizens sanctions” on the Burmese army’s business interests. … Read more

Press Release: International Campaign for the Rohingya (Malaysia) petitions Petronas to withdraw from Myanmar

PRESS RELEASE November 7, 2017 International Campaign for the Rohingya (Malaysia) petitions Petronas to withdraw from Myanmar Petronas urged to withdraw to protest Myanmar’s repression and violence against the Rohingya Kuala Lumpur: The International Campaign for the Rohingya (ICR) has sent a petition to PETRONAS, calling for the company to stop operations or investments in … Read more

Extraordinary Session on the Situation of the Rohingya

On January 19, Malaysia hosted the Organization for Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in Kuala Lumpur for an Extraordinary Session on the situation of the Rohingya. Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak urged the government of Myanmar to end the humanitarian tragedy and subsequently pledged US$2.2 million to aid the minority group. In a final communiqué, the OIC … Read more