Women protest Rohingya genocide and rape outside Unilever HQ, call for disinvestment from Burma

About 30 women from various organizations gathered in front of the Unilever Head Office in London calling on the company to disinvest from Burma because of genocide and rape of the Rohingya on March 8, 2018 – International Women’s Day.

Women hold banner in front of Unilever HQ in London

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Press release: Justice and protection for Rohingya women and girls – in support of call for Unilever to disinvest from Myanmar

International Women’s Day, 8 March 2018, London

Justice and protection for Rohingya women and girls
– in support of call for Unilever to disinvest from Myanmar

Statement by Black Women’s Rape Action Project & Women Against Rape

We strongly condemn the ethnic cleansing, widespread torture, killings and systematic rape and sexual torture of women and girls by the Myanmar Army, as part of its genocide against the Rohingya people. Continue reading

Six refugees injured in lightning strikes at Balukhali camp

Six unofficial Rohingya refugees, including women, children and men were injured in lightning strikes at new Balukhali makeshift camp on June 7, Jafar, a refugee from the camp said.
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No safe for refugee in Bangladesh border

Local goons from Ali Khali under Teknaf police station attempt to attack for money or valuable things on May 23, Rahaman, a refugee from Nayapara camp.
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Japan donates $2 million for Burmese refugees in Bangladesh

The Government of Japan provided Emergency Grant Aid of US$2 million to support the displaced Rohingya people where an estimated 74,000 people crossed the border from Burma and living in Bangladesh since October 2016, according UN website.
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Camp police severely beat three refugee women

Three Rohingya refugee women were severely beaten up in the camp by the camp police of Nayapara official camp on May 2, in the evening, Kamal Hussain from the Nayapara camp said.
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Refugee boy killed in road accident

A Rohingya refugee boy of Kutupalong makeshift camp was hit and killed on the spot by a speedy truck in Teknaf-Cox’s Bazar highway on May 8,2017, Eman Hussain, a refugee from Kutupalong makeshift camp said.
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