Noor Cultural Centre

Understanding the Rohingya Genocide: History, Current Situation, and Global Responses

Oct 28th 2017

Understanding the Rohingya Genocide:  History, Current Situation, and Global Responses

Please see the following:
Understanding the Rohingya Genocide: Event Summary Document 
Rohingya Relief & Advocacy: Donation Guide

The UN has described the Rohingya of Myanmar (Burma) as “the most persecuted minority in the world”, and their current exodus as “the most urgent refugee emergency in the world”.
UN News, October 11
Who are the Rohingya?

Please join us for this urgent information event with expert panellists who will cover the history, current situation, and actions Canadians can take.

Raees Ahmed is a Canadian of Rohingya ethnicity. He has volunteered in relief efforts around the world, including in Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh.

Ahmed Ramadan is Outreach Coordinator for the Burma Task Force. He has been advocating for the Rohingya with the Canadian government and in media.

Dr Nabiha Islam is a final year medical resident at University of Toronto, who has recently returned from volunteering in Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh.

Fareed Khan initiated a petition for the Canadian government to revoke Aung San Suu Kyi’s honorary Canadian citizenship, and has been vocal in media.

Azeezah Kanji, Noor Cultural Centre

Date: Sunday November 5, 2017
Time: 2-5 pm
Location: Auditorium, Noor Cultural Centre
Admission: Free

We will be collecting donations for Rohingya relief and advocacy.