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Causes and Implications of Rohingya Genocide with Sarwat Husain

  • University Presbyterian Church 300 Bushnell Avenue San Antonio, TX, 78212 United States (map)

Date: Tuesday, Apr. 24

Time: 7-9 p.m.

Tuition: $20 on or before Apr. 17; $25 after

Enrollment: 12 min./40 max.

Learn the facts about the ongoing genocide of the Rohingya Muslim community in Myanmar. How did this tragic situation arise? What does it mean for us all? Meet some members of the Rohingya community and hear their first hand stories.

Sarwat Husain, a national public speaker for Islam and Muslims, is the co-founder and co-chair of the American Muslim Democratic Caucus. She is president of CAIR-SA, the Council on American Islamic Relations, San Antonio chapter. CAIR is  the largest civil rights and advocacy organization for Muslims in the U.S. and Canada. She formerly served eight years as vice chair of the CAIR national board of directors. An award-winning advocate for human rights and cross-cultural understanding, she is extensively involved in interreligious  dialogue and has served on the SoL Center board. Her op-ed writing can be found in the San Antonio Express-News.