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Denial of Rohingya identity is part of the genocide against them.
The Gambia has brought forward a case of genocide against Burma in response to human rights violations against the Rohingya.
French energy giant EDF is involved in a dam project in Burma which local people say will threaten lives, prolong conflict and threaten the peace process in the country.
On 29th August, Min Htin Ko Ko Gyi, a Burmese filmmaker, was sentenced to 1 year in prison for criticising the military-drafted 2008 Constitution and the military’s role in politics.
The Department for International Development (DFID), Britain’s aid ministry, does not have any policy in place to ensure that British aid money does not end up in the hands of companies owned by the Burmese military.
UN investigators have said governments should sanction Burmese military-owned companies, but the British government refuses to do so.
Aung Marm Oo is a journalist currently in hiding from Burma’s notorious Special Branch police, fearing arrest and up to five years in jail.
On 30th October 2019, five student activists were sentenced to one year’s imprisonment with hard labour for criticising the military in their satirical performance.