Nobel Peace laureates Mairead Maguire and Tawakkol Karman visit the Kutupalong refugee camp

#RohingyaWomen, Campaigns, Events
Nobel Peace laureates Mairead Maguire and Tawakkol Karman were incredibly moved after their visit to the Kutupalong refugee camp yesterday. Watch as they appeal to the international community, the United Nations, and the Security Council, that the Burmese army be brought in front of the International Criminal Court. In addition they called for action from sister laureate, Aung San Suu Kyi, who has yet to even acknowledge the process of ethnic cleansing being carried out by the Burmese military. #RohingyaWomen   [embed]http://www.dhakatribune.com/bangladesh/nation/2018/02/25/nobel-laureates-emotional-rohingya-camp/[/embed]  
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Standing with #RohingyaWomen

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Standing with #RohingyaWomen: Nobel Women Delegation 2018, visited the Kutupalong refugee camp yesterday, near Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh. Nobel Peace laureates Tawakkol Karman and Mairead Maguire called for the Burmese army to be brought before the International Criminal Court for the crime of genocide. They heard first-hand from five women survivors of rape at the hands of the Myanmar military. "Most women died of rape. I am thankful to be alive." - Rohingya woman survivor of rape. See photos - click here: (COURTESY ALLISON JOYCE FOR NOBEL WOMEN’S INITIATIVE) [embed]https://www.flickr.com/photos/nobelwomensinitiative/sets/72157664126837147[/embed]
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STANDING WITH ROHINGYA WOMEN: THREE PEACE LAUREATES IN BANGLADESH

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On the sixth-month anniversary of the latest cycle of military violence in Burma (Myanmar), Nobel Peace Laureates Shirin Ebadi (Iran), Tawakkol Karman (Yemen), and Mairead Maguire (Northern Ireland), are traveling to Bangladesh to assess first-hand the situation of the Rohingya refugees and the violence against the Rohingya women—including high levels of sexual violence. The delegation will visit refugee camps near the Bangladesh-Burma border, and also meet with Bangladeshi Prime Minster Sheikh Hasina Wazed. Working in partnership with Bangladeshi women’s organization Naripokkho, the Laureates will also learn from the experiences of Bangladeshi women’s organizations working to end the horrific violence against Rohingya women, and advance women’s rights and build peace in the country and across the region. Follow #RohingyaWomen - on the link below   [embed]https://nobelwomensinitiative.org/standing-rohingya-women-three-peace-laureates-bangladesh/[/embed]
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OPEN LETTER TO THE PRESIDENT OF THE SECURITY COUNCIL AND MEMBER COUNTRIES OF THE COUNCIL TO END THE HUMAN CRISIS OF ROHINGYAS IN MYANMAR

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Dear President and Members of the Security Council, As you are aware, a human tragedy amounting to ethnic cleansing and crimes against humanity is unfolding in Myanmar. Over the past two months, a military offensive by the Myanmar Army in Rakhine State has led to the killing of hundreds of Rohingya people. Over 30,000 people have been displaced. Houses have been burned, women raped, many civilians arbitrarily arrested, and children killed. Crucially, access for humanitarian aid organisations has been almost completely denied, creating an appalling humanitarian crisis in an area already extremely poor. Thousands have fled to neighbouring Bangladesh, only to be sent back. Some international experts have warned of the potential for genocide. It has all the hallmarks of recent past tragedies - Rwanda, Darfur, Bosnia, Kosovo. The head…
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