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Jack, Twitter and the word “Rohingya”

When Jack Dorsey tweeted about his birthday retreat, recommending we take a meditation holiday in Myanmar, it is hard to imagine what a slap in the face that must have felt like to the Rohingya. As a human rights activist campaigning for the Rohingya over Twitter for much of the past 6 years, I was […]

Open Letters

Twitter @Jack visits Myanmar ignoring Rohingya Genocide

Open Letter to Twitter @Jack Regarding Holidays in Myanmar and the Rohingya Genocide Date: 9th December 2018 Dear Jack, I am writing on behalf of the #WeAreAllRohingyaNow campaign to express our concern regarding your recent trip to Myanmar and your thread of tweets encouraging people to visit there. In just the past two years, over […]

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Corporate giants affirming support for Rohingya

An ongoing military operation in Rakhine state which the government claims targets militants, but which has caused at least 30% of the Rohingya civilian population to flee the country, and left possibly thousands dead; is raising ethical questions about foreign investment in a country accused of committing genocide. The #WeAreAllRohingyaNow Campaign, an initiative by independent […]

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Corporate Social Responsibility and Genocide

On August 25th, 2017, the government of Myanmar launched a large-scale military operation in Rakhine state ostensibly to combat a small group of Rohingya militants.  By all accounts, however, the Rohingya civilian population has suffered what amounts to collective punishment as the army pursues a scorched earth policy throughout the area; burning entire villages, and […]