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Human Rights in Myanmar and the Rohingya Refugee Crisis

  • Marmalade Library 280 West 500 North Salt Lake City, Utah (map)

This forum will focus on the Rohingya refugee crisis and the broader human rights context across Myanmar and its neighboring Asian nations. The forum will feature a brief film screening, followed by a panel discussion with local and international experts on the origins and consequences of events that the United Nations has referred to as “textbook ethnic cleansing,” that has led to mass violence and the flight of over 400,000 Rohingyas to refugee camps in Bangladesh.

• Aden Batar, Director, Catholic Community Services
• Umar Mohamad Arif, Local Representative of Rohingya Community
• Nazneen Uddin, Family Physician, Medical Mission in Rohingya Refugee Camps
• Joel Selway, Director, Political & Economic Development Labs, Brigham Young University

Please note: this forum will take place at the Marmalade Library

Free and open to the public

*The Hinckley Institute neither supports nor opposes the opinions expressed in this forum. 

Cosponsored by the City Library, The University of Utah Center for Research on Migration and Refugee Integration, The University of Utah Asia Center, 90.9 KRCL, and The Hinckley Institute of Politics