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Questions raised about Telenor complicity in Rohingya massacres

Press Release. 5th December 2018 Norwegian telecom company Telenor questioned over use of mobile phone tower by snipers to fire upon civilians, and as a dumping site for bodies in Rakhine state, Myanmar. Rohingya rights group calls for transparent, independent investigation by Norwegian government. Norwegian telecom company, Telenor, may be complicit in the shooting deaths […]

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Rohingya campaign launches Social Impact Stock Advisory, downgrades Telenor.

Press Release. 14th July 2017 Investors must consider a company’s stance on human rights when evaluating the value of a stock. This is the basic argument offered by a Rohingya rights campaign in a letter to leading analysts. #WeAreAllRohingyaNow is a campaign by independent activists reaching out to the private sector for support against the […]

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Tweet storm hits Telenor, calls for Rohingya stand

Press Release. 20th April 2017 Norwegian Telecom company Telenor has experienced a surge in the popularity of its Twitter hashtag in recent days, but not because of any new company initiative or PR strategy. #WeAreAllRohinygaNow, a campaign by independent activists working to end the oppression of “the world’s most persecuted minority”, has been reaching out […]

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Rohingya campaign condemns violence

Press Release. 2nd April 2017 What the Rohingya have suffered, and continue to suffer on a daily basis, is reprehensible and criminal. Both the United Nations and independent human rights investigators have documented severe and systematic atrocities that amount to an organized campaign of genocide by the government. The oppression and abuses the Rohingya face have […]

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Unilever responds to rights campaign, commits to Rohingya protection

Press Release. 27th February 2017 Last week, rights activists concerned with the plight of the Rohingya Muslim minority in Myanmar launched a new strategy in an effort to end the repression characterized by the United Nations recently as tantamount to “ethnic cleansing”. They sought the help of business, and business responded. Long time activist Jamila […]

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New Rohingya rights campaign means business; reaches out to Unilever

Press Release. 20th February 2017 The Rohingya Muslim minority in Myanmar have been subjected to gross human rights abuses that the United Nations say may constitute ethnic cleansing and crimes against humanity.  A recent UN report detailing incidents of systematic gang-rapes by the Myanmar army, and the brutal killing of civilians, including women, children, and […]