Loading Events

Save Rohingya Day


From: Friday 24th of August 2018
1:45 pm
-
Until: Friday 24th of August 2018
6:30 pm
Event Type:

Multicultural and Multifaith Procession beginning at Islamic Cultural Center of NY on 96 St. towards UN Permanent Mission of Burma, 10 E. 77th St, New York, NY 10075

United States

More Info
Share
Share

ON THE ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF A MAJOR CRISIS…

SAVE ROHINGYA DAY

Friday, August 24 from 1:45pm- 6:30 pm

 

Multicultural and Multifaith Procession beginning at Islamic Cultural Center of NY on 96 St. towards UN Permanent Mission of Burma, 10 E. 77th St, New York, NY 10075

 

Burmese military abuses have resulted in attacks on many ethnic groups, but especially on the Rohingya people of Rakhine State. The emerging consensus is that this is

not just ethnic cleansing but

PRE-PLANNED GENOCIDE

 

OVER 1,100,160 DISPLACED BY MASS ATROCITIES

AT LEAST 8,000 MURDERED AND 43,000 PARENTS MISSING

52% of ROHINGYA REFUGEE WOMEN WERE RAPED

Procession route: 2pm- Gather with Muslim community at the Islamic Cultural Center (E. 96th St. and 3rd Ave)

2:30- Proceed to join Jewish and Christian communities at the Park Avenue Synagogue (E. 87th and Madison Ave) and the Advent Hope Church (111 E. 87th St.)

3:30- Assemble at UN Permanent Mission of Burma (10 E. 77th St.) for Vigil of Remembrance

Sponsored by Burma Task Force, Jewish Alliance of Concern Over Burma, Interfaith Center of NY,  Endorsed by Saddha Buddhists for Peace, Sadhana Coalition of Progressive Hindus, World Rohingya Organization, Majlis Ash Shura Islamic Leadership Council of Metro NY, PJTF and UUJME of All Souls Unitarian Church, NYC Muslim-Jewish Solidarity Committee, Pax Christi Metro NY, The Holocaust, Genocide, & Interfaith Education Center at Manhattan College, Civil Rights Movement for Burma, Social Justice Committee of All Souls Unitarian Church New York Manhattan Church of the Advent Hope Seventh-day Adventist Church, Park Avenue Synagogue, Islamic Cultural Center of New York, Temple Beth Elohim, Bnai Jeshurun, Romemu, Flushing Interfaith Social Justice Committee/Flushing Amnesty International Group, List in Formation

For more information, please contact [email protected]