Please join us for an evening of presentation and discussion concerning the history and development of the Rohingya humanitarian tragedy in Myanmar and the resulting refugee crisis. The evening’s conversation will focus on the causes and conditions of the crisis along with the role that Buddhist laity and monastic communities have played in the rhetoric and violence. Led by an esteemed guest panel, this open discussion will hopefully bring a better understanding to the situation and identify compassionate ways of seeking justice and delivering relief to those who are suffering.
The panelists for the event are:
Khin Mai Aung, US Coordinator of the Free Rohingya Coalition
Dr. Azeem Ibrahim, Author of “The Rohingyas: Inside Myanmar's Hidden Genocide”
Adem Carroll, New York and UN Program Director of the Burma Task Force
Ashley Aye Aye Dun, Writer and Founder of Saddha: Buddhists For Peace
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The Buddhist Action Coalition
Buddhist Council of New York
The Union Thích Nhất Hạnh Program for Engaged Buddhism