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Burma: UN body urged to establish a Commission of Inquiry into recent atrocities in Rakhine State

On 3 March 2017 FIDH, its member organizations Alternative ASEAN Network on Burma (ALTSEAN-Burma) and Odhikar urged the Human Rights Council to establish a United Nations (UN)-mandated Commission of Inquiry or similar international mechanism to investigate serious human rights violations in Burma, particularly the country’s northern Rakhine State.  “The statements by Rohingya refugees who recently […]

March 4, 2017 | Read full story | Comments are closed

International support needed to protect Rohingyas from persecution

Joint Statement from Human Security Alliance, Asian Muslim Action Network and Odhikar We, the undersigned organizations are deeply concerned at the recent reports in the international media that scores of Rohingyas were killed in the fresh outbreak of violence in the northern Arakan state. We are also alarmed by the reports that hundreds of Rohinyga […]

October 26, 2012 | Read full story | Comments are closed

Burma : international support needed to protect Rohingyas from persecution

Statement Odhikar is deeply alarmed by rapidly deteriorating sectarian violence in the Rakhine State of western Burma since June 3, 2012. So far the facts and evidence received by Odhikar depicts a grim scenario in which the minority Rohingyas are particularly persecuted and forced to leave their homeland. They are killed, wounded and their villages are burned and when […]

June 14, 2012 | Read full story | Comments { 0 }