Report by Pacific Media Centre
Event date and time:
Thursday, December 10, 2015 – 18:00 – 20:00
UPDATES ON BURMA – COME ALONG TO HEAR OUR SPEAKERS:
Burmese migrant in NZ since 1977. He works in administration at Auckland University. He is an observer and commentator on Burmese politics. He will give an overview of the situation in Burma, focusing on the November election.
Karen refugee, born in the Burma-Thai border. She arrived in NZ in 2001, aged 10, as part of the UNHCR programme. Recently a student, she will focus on the situation of the Karen people.
Rohingya refugee, a painter. He arrived in NZ in 2008 as part of the UNHCR programme. Originally from Arakan state in Burma. He will talk about the oppression of the Rohingya people.
When: 10 December 2015
Time: 6.00 – 8.30pm
Where: WG 801, Sir Paul Reeves Building, AUT, City Campus, Auckland
Organised by the Asia-Pacific Human Rights Coalition (APHRC) in partnership with the Pacific Media Centre.
Contact: Kevin McBride