London Conference on Decades of Persecution and Destruction of Myanmar’s Rohingya

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London Conference on Decades of Persecution and Destruction of Myanmar’s Rohingya

Monday, June 02, 2014  video  No comments
Opening Sequence:
1. A moment of silence
2. 2-minute clip of the slow burning genocide of Myanmar’s Rohingya
3. Opening remarks by Dr Barbara Harrell-Bond, OBE – Founding Director, Refugee Studies Centre; Professor Emeritus, Oxford University & Director, Fahamu Refugee Programme (read by Rene)
4. An Appeal to the World
Tun Khin, President, Burmese Rohingya Organization – UK




Surviving Rwanda genocide:  A first-hand experience  (keynote address)

Prudentienne Seward, 1994 Rwanda Genocide Survivor and  Activist; Founder, PAX



What is genocide?
Professor Daniel Feierstein
President of the International Association of Genocide Scholars; Director of the Centre for Genocide Studies at the Universidad Nacional de Tres de Febrero; Professor in the Faculty of Genocide at the University of Buenos Aires & author of Genocide as a Social Practice: Reorganizing Society Under the Nazis and Argentina’s Military Juntas (Rutgers University Press, 2014)





International Human Rights Law and Mechanisms for the Pursuit of Justice

Professor Gabriele Della Morte

Professor of International Law at the Università Cattolica di Milano; Counsel for the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) (2003-2004); Law Clerk for the Prosecutor’s Office of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (2000) & a member of a government delegation for the establishment of the International Criminal Court (1998)


Cambodia’s Khmer Rouge Tribunal: one model for a combined national and international judicial mechanism

Dr Helen Jarvis

Formerly Chief of Public Affairs of the Cambodian Tribunal; Documentation Consultant for Yale University’s Cambodian Genocide Program & co-author of Getting away with genocide? Elusive justice and the Khmer Rouge tribunal (Pluto, 2012)




From the Russell Tribunal(s) to the Permanent Peoples Tribunal(s): alternatives routes to international justice

Professor Gianni Tognoni

General Secretary, Permanent People’s Tribunal, Rome





Defenseless Rohingya and their Protection
Nurul Islam, Chairman, Arakan Rohingya National Organization







Mass Violence against Myanmar’s Muslims and State Persecution of Muslim Rohingya


Kyaw Win, General Secretary, Burmese Muslim Association, UK





Bangladesh Government policies and the Situation of the Rohingya Refugees

Dr Shapan Adnan

Associate, Contemporary South Asian Studies Programme, Oxford University & Former Associate Professor of South Asian Studies, National University of Singapore





Findings From Myanmar: Documentation of Abuses Against Rohingya

Matthew Smith

Founder and Executive Director of Fortify Rights; author of Fortify Rights report “Policies of Persecution: Ending Abusive State Policies Against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar” (2014) and, of Human Rights Watch reports “All You Can Do Is Pray”: Crimes Against Humanity and Ethnic Cleansing of Rohingya Muslims in Burma’s Arakan State” (2013) and “The Government Could Have Stopped This: Sectarian Violence and Ensuing Abuses in Burma’s Arakan State” (2012).



The Slow-Burning Genocide of the Rohingya
Dr Maung Zarni

Co-author of “The Slow Burning Genocide of Myanmar’s Rohingya”, Pacific Rim Law and Policy Journal (University of Washington Law School, Spring 2014)





Mapping and Tracking the Persecution of Rohingya

Christopher Tuckwood

Executive Director, The Sentinel Project for Genocide Prevention, Canada



Marching to Genocide in Burma
Daniel Sullivan

Director of Policy and Government Relations, United to End Genocide and co-author with former U.S. Congressman Tom Andrews of the report “Marching to Genocide in Burma” (March 2014)





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