Nobel peace laureates Mairead Maguire, Shirin Ebadi and Tawakkol Karman call on Aung San Suu Kyi to end the genocide of the Rohingya people, perpetrated by the Burmese army. Aung San Suu Kyi has yet to acknowledge the atrocities carried out against the Rohingya people, who have been forced to flee the country. Mairead Maguire said: "The torture, rape and killing of any one member of our human family must be challenged, as in the case of the Rohingya genocide," Read more below: Call on Aung San Suu Kyi to end the genocide of the Rohingya people, perpetrated by the Burmese army.
Nobel peace laureates Mairead Maguire, Tawakkol Karman and Shirin Ebadi, met with the Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today in Dhaka. They thanked her for all the work Bangladesh has done to shelter over one million Rohingya refugees. As a part of our Standing with #RohingyaWomen: Nobel Women Delegation 2018, the three laureates visited refugee camps near Cox's Bazar earlier this week. They shared with the harrowing testimony they had heard from over 100 Rohingya women refugees with the Prime Minister during their meeting. Myanmar must take responsibility for Rohingya genocide
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]
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]
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: