“This is genocide. We cannot remain silent. Silence is complicity.”
As well, the three laureates have called for an international arms embargo on Burma. They also said the Rohingya should only be returned to Burma if they go voluntarily and must be granted citizenship. They called on the international community to increase its support to Bangladesh’s humanitarian response. Read more recommendations.
Read our previous Dispatches from Bangladesh.
“Wherever we go, we must tell the harrowing stories and the plight of the Rohingya.”
IN THE NEWS
Nobel laureate says Aung San Suu Kyi responsible for ‘genocide’ of Rohingya, Globe and Mail, 1 March 2018.
Nobel peace laureates to Suu Kyi: ‘End Rohingya genocide or face prosecution’,Reuters, 28 February 2018.
International: Min Aung Hlaing: Stop the Ethnic Cleansing in Myanmar now!
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