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“Seed of Hatred” Film Screening and Discussion on the Plight of Rohingyas

Description
Lately our society has been discussing or rather debating on the Rohingya refugee issue. Thousands desperate and hungry refugees have arrived in Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia in recent weeks while thousands more migrants are believed to be adrift at sea. Many has been asking who are these Rohingyas and why are they risking themselves by leaving their homeland even with an overcrowded vessel?


It’s time for all of us to learn the background and history of ethnic Rohingya as well as the discrimination faced by them at Myanmar, and to have some exposure and discussion on the human trafficking issue. Therefore, Teoh Beng Hock Trust for Democracy together with KLSCAH Women Section and Tenaganita are co-organizing the “Seed of Hatred” Film Screening and Discussion on 23/5/2015 (Saturday), 4pm at KLSCAH Auditorium.


“Seed of Hatred” is a 30-minute documentary which highlight the persecution of Rohingya Muslims and the discrimination faced by other ethnic groups in Myanmar. After the film screening, we will invite two speakers to share with us the history and persecution of ethnic Rohingya at Myanmar, the situation and challenges faced by Rohingya refugees in Malaysia and also the issue of human trafficking.


One of the speakers is Aegile Fernandez, who is the program director of Tenaganita, a human rights group fighting for rights of women, refugee and migrant worker and the other speaker is Ka Mei, an activist from Hong Kong focusing on worker's right and female rights, currently a freelance columnist residing at Malaysia.


We welcome the participation of everyone in this discussion so as to promote and enhance the awareness on refugee’s right. Admission is free and is conducted in English language. Any enquiry please call 012-2658448.
Event Timeline
Sat May 23, 2015
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM MYT
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Venue
Auditorium Room, 1st Floor, KL & Selangor Chinese Assembly Hall
Tickets
Free ticket
Venue Address
No 1, Jalan Maharajalela, 50150 Kuala Lumpur Malaysia
Organizer
Teoh Beng Hock Trust for Democracy
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