Petition Stop The Genocide In Myanmar - UK Government Please Help!
Hundreds have been forced to flee their villages as the emergency situation in Myanmar has worsened. Urgent needs of displaced people include water, hygiene facilities, food & shelter.
The Burmese government, along with radical Burmese Buddhists, are attempting to exterminate the Rohingya people through direct violence and denial of rights. the Rohingya people have been denied basic human rights both inside their native Burma and have been subjected to routine forced labour, and have been resettled on unfarmable land while their previous lands have been confiscated and given to Buddhist settlers from elsewhere Violence and oppression in Burma have forced many Rohingya to flee.
At 10,000 signatures...
At 10,000 signatures, government will respond to this petition
At 100,000 signatures...
At 100,000 signatures, this petition will be considered for debate in Parliament
Other parliamentary business
MPs debate persecution of the Rohingya by the Myanmar Government.
On Tuesday 17 October MPs debated the persecution of the Rohingya by the Myanmar Government.
You can watch the debate here: http://parliamentlive.tv/event/index/87ff390f-5c49-4a23-9380-bdbbaf7940d9?in=15:09:08
On Tuesday 10 October, a group of cross-party MPs, called the Foreign Affairs Committee, questioned academics and experts about violence in Rakhine State.