ERC delegation visited Swedish Ministry of Foreign Affairs


abulkalamswedishA delegation of The Swedish Rohingya Association (SRA) and the European Rohingya Council (ERC) Council member visited Swedish ministry of foreign affairs on Tuesday 22 November 2016 where they have met with different responsible officers for South Asia, specially for Burma. The delegation raised the issue of current situation in Arakan / Rakhine and highlighted the current Rohingya issues to the ministry to use their resources to prevent the extrajudicial killings of innocent Rohingya civilians as soon as possible whiel human rights abuses are rampant in burning houses, raping women and minor age girls.

From left to right.1. Jan Wihlborg, vice chairman of Swedish Rohingya Association,2. Mrs, Lisbeth Hellvin Stalgren (ph.D), Deputy Director Head of Section Southeast Asia and the the Pacific,3. Matilda Sandèn, Desk Officer for Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar & Vietnam, 4.Abul Kalam, Council member of ERC and founder of SRA; and 5.Eleanor Kanter, deputy director Coordinator for Development Cooperation.


THE EUROPEAN ROHINGYA COUNCIL [ERC] is an Amsterdam based European umbrella organisation in Europe.