Today, I am Syrian-American, but today, I am Rohingya just like you. I am with you brothers and sisters
A group of passionate individuals and organizations fighting to bring awareness to a crisis very much overlooked, took to the streets of downtown Chicago on Saturday, September 23rd to address the Rohingya Muslim genocide. Lead by the Rohingya Cultural Center (RCC), members of the Rohingya community and their allies came together to share stories and support who the UN...
A demonstration to protest the inhumane oppression, ethnic cleansing and genocidal campaign against the Rohingya people of Myanmar was held Friday at Hamilton City Hall. - Barry Gray,The Hamilton Spectator
A demonstration to protest the inhumane oppression, ethnic cleansing and genocidal campaign against the Rohingya people of Myanmar was held Friday afternoon at Hamilton City Hall. Tahmid Ahmed holds a sign condemning the slaughter of children. - Barry Gray,The Hamilton Spectator   Anwar Arkani's pleas to a Hamilton rally to help his fellow Rohingyas in Myanmar were followed by cries of...
Over 18 Cornell Organizations to Rally in Support for Rohingya Crisis
A diverse student coalition including more than 18 organizations will co-host a “Week of Action” in November to raise awareness and collect donations for the Rohingya Crisis in Myanmar. The Rohingya people are a Muslim ethnic minority with a long history of persecution in the Buddhist majority country of Myanmar. In the most recent ethno-religious flare up that began in...
Protestors gathered in Kansas City last week to call on representatives from the area to address ongoing violence in Myanmar.
Protestors gathered in Kansas City last week to call on representatives from the area to address ongoing violence in Myanmar. Since an attack against border police on Aug. 25, large-scale violence against ethnic Rohingya Muslims and majority Buddhist security forces has engulfed western Myanmar. With conflict centering in the Rakhine state, located between the Bay of Bengal and greater Myanmar, more...
A protest in Peshawar in Pakistan against Myanmar democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi over violence against the Rohingya. Photograph: Bilawal Arbab/EPA
FF calls on Government to propose sanctions against Myanmar over Rohingya treatment It is up to Dublin City Council to decide whether to strip Nobel peace prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi of the freedom of the city, Minister of State Helen McEntee has told the Dáil. Ms McEntee was responding to calls for the Myanmar political leader to be stripped...
Angelina Jolie ahead of meeting at the United Nations (Image: AP)
Hollywood star Angelina Jolie also calls on Burmese leader to speak out against violence Hundreds of protesters called for an end to the killing of Rohingya Muslims in Burma at a rally outside Birmingham’s Bullring shopping centre. The violence and killing, described as ethnic cleansing by the UN, has seen 400,000 Rohingya Muslims flee from Myanmar (Burma) into neighbouring Bangladesh in...
Members of several Islamist groups, led by Hefazat-e-Islam, stage a demonstration in front of Baitul Mukarram National Mosque in Dhaka on September 15, 2017 protesting the state-sanctioned violence against the minority Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine state, Myanmar Focus Bangla
Members of several Islamist groups, led by Hefazat-e-Islam, stage a demonstration in front of Baitul Mukarram National Mosque in Dhaka on September 15, 2017 protesting the state-sanctioned violence against the minority Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine state, MyanmarFocus Bangla The top leaders of the radical Islamist group also urged Bangladesh Army to be prepared for armed offensive against Myanmar 442 442shares Leaders of...
Demonstrators in Savar are seen marching under police protection Dhaka Tribune
Demonstrations held in Savar against persecution of Rohingya in Myanmar Demonstrators in Savar are seen marching under police protection Dhaka Tribune Imams of the local mosques were seen to lead the processions from their respective mosques Thousands of demonstrators took to the street on Dhaka-Aricha highway in Savar on Friday protesting the persecution of the Rohingya minorities by Myanmar forces. Processions were organised...
Nearly 300,000 Rohingya have fled to Bangladesh since the latest round of violence in Myanmar's Rakhine State began in August [Dan Kitwood/Getty Images
Campaigners call on the British government to take a stronger stance against Myanmar over violence against the Rohingya. London, UK - The lecture hall at the London Muslim Centre quickly filled up after late afternoon prayers for an urgent meeting on the crisis facing Myanmar's Rohingya people. Over the past month, reports have filtered out from survivors of mass killings, torture,...
A crowd of supporters gather at City Hall to raise awareness on the humanitarian crisis in Myanmar in Saskatoon, Sask. on Saturday, September 9, 2017. (Saskatoon StarPhoenix/Kayle Neis) Kayle Neis, Saskatoon StarPhoenix
Members of Saskatoon’s Muslim community along with supporters have joined the international outcry over the Rohingya crisis. Saturday afternoon dozens of people rallied outside city hall, calling for an end to what many are calling the genocide of the Rohingya, a minority group of Muslims in Myanmar (formerly Burma). Conservative MP Kevin Waugh, one of the invited speakers, declared “we believe...
London protestors shout 'Stop Genocide on Rohingya in Arakan' and 'Stop Restriction of Aid'
  “Stop Rohingya Genocide” was the common slogan during a protest in front of the government offices at 10 Downing Street in the British capital, London on Saturday. Around 200 people staged a protest holding pictures, placards and banners all condemning the latest atrocities against the Muslim minority by Myanmar’s army and government. “This is anger! We are expressing our anger against...
Muslim men protest against what they say is the persecution of the Rohingya Muslim minority in Myanmar, outside of Myanmar's embassy in Jakarta, Indonesia September 6, 2017. REUTERS/Darren Whiteside
The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, NSCIA, has condemned the killings and persecution of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar, formerly known as Burma. In a statement by its deputy secretary-general, Salisu Shehu, on Friday, the NSCIA, the highest decision-making body for Muslims in Nigeria, said it was “shocked and distressed by the wanton killings and massacre” of the Rohingya. The Rohingya...

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