NOBEL WOMEN PEACE LAUREATES CALL FOR AN END TO ROHINGYA GENOCIDE: MEDIA RELEASE

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As three Nobel peace laureates—Tawakkol Karman of Yemen, Shirin Ebadi of Iran, and Mairead Maguire of Northern Ireland – conclude their visit to Bangladesh on the six-month anniversary of the current Rohingya crisis, the three women are calling for an immediate end to the “genocide” of the Rohingya people.   Read the full Media Release Below: [embed]http://nobelwomensinitiative.org/nobel-women-peace-laureates-call-end-rohingya-genocide/[/embed]
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Standing with #RohingyaWomen: Press Conference Today

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Nobel Women Delegation 2018, held a press conference today in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Nobel peace laureates Tawakkol Karman, Shirin Ebadi and Mairead Maguire, addressed what they have heard and witnessed during their visit to Rohingya refugee camps near Cox's Bazar and the no man's land between the Bangladeshi and Burmese border. They called for an immediate end to the Rohingya genocide in Burma, and for sister laureate, Aung San Suu Kyi, to put an end to the persecution of the Rohingya people or face prosecution herself at the International Criminal Court. Watch the Press Conference Below: [embed]https://www.facebook.com/nobelwomen/videos/10156119712676737/?fref=mentions[/embed]
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Three Nobel Peace Prize laureates are urging Myanmar’s leader Aung San Suu Kyi, herself a Nobel laureate, to condemn the violence against Rohingya refugees or possibly face prosecution for genocide.

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Nobel Women Delegation 2018. Nobel Peace laureates Tawakkol Karman, Shirin Ebadi and Mairead Maguire visited refugee camps near Cox's Bazar yesterday. After witnessing the situation first-hand the laureates have called for Aung San Suu Kyi to either oppose and condemn the atrocities committed by the Burmese army in their campaign of ethnic cleansing against the Rohingya people, or immediately resign. WATCH: Amazing news coverage from Al-Jazeera of the Standing with #RohingyaWomen:
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Mairead Maguire has called for Aung San Suu Kyi to acknowledge and condemn the genocide committed by the Burmese army against the Rohingya people.

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Mairead Maguire, was on Al-Jazeera's Inside Story yesterday to discuss what she has witnessed as a part of the Nobel Women Delegation 2018, in partnership with Naripokkho  - Standing with #RohingyaWomen Mairead Maguire has called for Aung San Suu Kyi to acknowledge and condemn the genocide committed by the Burmese army against the Rohingya people. "This is gang rape, murder, torture - a genocidal policy to destroy a whole people. This is what this is about. And Aung San Suu Kyi, as a leader in her country, must speak out in defence of the defenceless." Watch this interview below: Mairead Maguire, was on Al-Jazeera's Inside Story yesterday to discuss what she has witnessed as a part of Standing with #RohingyaWomen Presenter: Hashem Ahelbarra Guests: Mairead Maguire - Nobel Peace Prize laureate Tun Khin -…
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Standing with #RohingyaWomen

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Today, Standing with #RohingyaWomen: Nobel Women Delegation 2018, visited the Thyankhali refugee camp near Cox's Bazar. Mairead Maguire & Ann Patterson from the Peace People heard from Rohingya women in the women's spaces in the camp. There were many stories of violence, murder, and rape at the hands of the Myanmar army - but also the resilience of the Rohingya people as they fled from genocide. [caption id="attachment_1336" align="alignnone" width="300"] Ann Patterson from the Peace People with Rohingya women in the women's spaces in the camp[/caption]   For more photos click below: (COURTESY ALLISON JOYCE FOR NOBEL WOMEN’S INITIATIVE) [embed]https://www.flickr.com/photos/nobelwomensinitiative/sets/72157692146209771[/embed]
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