Tun Khin is a Rohingya. He was born and brought up in Arakan State, Burma. His grandfather was a Parliamentary Secretary during democratic Period of Burma. His mother’s grandfather was the first Judge in Northen Arakan State ,Myanmar. Although well-established and respected, alongside a million other ethnic Rohingya, Tun Khin was not recognized as a citizen of Burma. He is co-founder and President of Burmese Rohingya Organization UK which has been a leading voice for Rohingya people around the world.
Tun Khin has briefed officials on the Genocide committed against Rohingya populations at the British Parliament, Swedish Parliament, Morocco Parliament, Canada Parliament, European Union Parliament, US Senate, US Congress State Department ,the UN Indigenous Forum in NY and the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva.
Tun Khin has been a featured speaker on Rohingya’s rights for the BBC, Sky News, CNN, Al Jazeera and many other media outlets. Tun Khin filed Universal Jurisdiction case in Argentina against Myanmar military and civilian government for genocide war crimes, crimes against humanity. He received a leadership award from Refuges International Washington DC in April 2015 for his relentless effort working on Rohingya crisis. Follow him on Twitter @tunkhin80.