Picturing the Rohingya Genocide
Picturing the Rohingya Genocide: Resistance, Resilience & Remembrance
As we approach the sixth anniversary of the tragic events that unfolded on August 25, 2017, we are dedicated to commemorating Rohingya Genocide Remembrance Day, honouring the memory of the lives lost during the brutal attacks by Myanmar’s armed forces.
Join us for an eye-opening event as we shed light on the heartbreaking Rohingya Genocide. This in-person event will take place on Friday August 25, 2023.
- Date: August 25, 2023
- Time: 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm (photo exhibition remains open until Sunday 5 pm)
- Location: The Rohingya Centre of Canada
- Address: 283 Duke Street W. Unit 226, Kitchener, ON N2H 3X7
Our primary objective in hosting this event is to raise awareness about the ongoing challenges faced by the Rohingya community. Through the event and associated presentations, we aim to explore the “Resistance, Resilience, and Remembrance” exhibited by the Rohingya people in the face of immense adversity.
The event will feature keynote speeches from various key figures and community leaders, and a photo exhibition curated in collaboration with the Rohingyatographer Magazine, talented Rohingya photographers and artists and world-renowned photographer Greg Constantine to present a visual narrative of the Rohingya genocide, as well as a timeline chronicling the history of the genocide since 1942.
Your presence at the event would be invaluable in showing solidarity with the Rohingya people and joining us in our commitment to justice, remembrance, and creating awareness about their plight. Please feel free to extend this invitation to anyone else who might be interested in attending. We welcome all individuals who share our dedication to human rights, justice, and humanitarian causes.
What you can expect:
- Rohingya Photographic Exhibition
- The Rohingya Genocide Timeline
- Rohingya Cultural Performance
- Rohingya Genocide Survivor Testimonies
- Keynote speeches from experts, community leaders and officials
Don’t miss this chance to come together as a community, learn, and take action. Mark your calendars and spread the word about Picturing the Rohingya Genocide – an event that aims to make a difference.