RELIGIOUS INTOLERANCE AND ETHNICITY IN MYANMAR

RELIGIOUS INTOLERANCE AND ETHNICITY IN MYANMAR

Azeem Ibrahim, Author, The Rohingyas: Inside Myanmar’s Hidden Genocide

The Rohingyas, a Muslim ethnic group living in the predominantly Buddhist country of Myanmar, are described by the United Nations as among the most persecuted people in the world. The re-emergence of a newly democratic Myanmar on the global stage has been accompanied by international scrutiny of its maltreatment of minority groups resulting in the recent creation of a high-level commission on the issue led by former UN Secretary Kofi Annan.  Ibrahim argues that the use of religion as a unifying nationalist sentiment has left the Rohingya disenfranchised and marginalized.

Azeem Ibrahim’s latest book, The Rohingyas: Inside Myanmar’s Hidden Genocide, will be available for purchase and signing from The Book Cellar following the program.

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Source by: https://www.thechicagocouncil.org/event/religious-intolerance-and-ethnicity-myanmar

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By Myanmar Ethnic Rohingya Human Rights Organization Malaysia ( MERHROM) Posted in Uncategorized

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