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1200 Southwest Park Avenue
Portland, Oregon 97205 United States

April 2019

Exiled to Nowhere: A Symposium on the Rohingya Crisis

April 5, 2019 | 3:00 pm - April 7, 2019 | 7:00 pm
Oregon Historical Society, 1200 Southwest Park Avenue
Portland, Oregon 97205 United States
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This event is free and open to the public. For decades, the Rohingya people of Burma have faced systematic discrimination and targeted violence by the Burmese government. They have been stripped of their citizenship, forced from their homes, and denied basic human rights. In August 2017, the Burmese military launched a clearance operation forcing over 700,000 Rohingya to flee into Bangladesh. In the face of extreme persecution, and despite the efforts of the Myanmar government to erase them, the Rohingya…

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