The Rohingya Muslims in Burma need your help now!
Please come join us for this rally to raise awareness and pressure on our elected officials to speak out against this tragedy. Also, meet local Rohingya families. Candlelight vigil and prayer.
There are over 40 Rohingya living in Chapel Hill and Durham area. Let’s make them feel welcome and make sure that they know how much we support them and their families back home. Let’s show North Carolina that hate and persecution of innocent is not welcomed and we as people of humanity stand together against Rohingya genocide.
To learn more about this tragedy watch:
About 5000 people have been killed, with increasing death tolls due to lack of food, medicine.
400,000 Rohingya recently have fled to neighboring Bangladesh, making it a total of 800,000 Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh.
About 100,000 are trapped in Jungle without food and shelter inside Burma.
Political Action Items:
Support SA 607 to 2018 NDAA – ‘No Military Aid to Burma’ Because of Genocide of Rohingya Muslims –
Email your federal officials and urge them to speak out against this tragedy! (*This is a big deal, as none of them have yet spoken out about this and have shown a hesistancy to do so)
Aid Action Items:
Donate to Mercy Worldwide Trust
Donate to the UN –…/cerf-allocates-us7-million…
Recent developments:
Rohingya refugees entering Bangladesh now face land mines –…/c0f80239-b9d9-40d6…
UN appeal for aid for 400,000 Rohinya –…/u-n-seeks-massive-help-for…
“Textbook example of ethnic cleaning” –…/24bf290e-8792-41e9…
Carolina Peace Center (CPC) is an organization that focuses on peaceful and non-violent activism, civic engagement and political advocacy.
CPC works diligently to hold peaceful events that promote a spirit of unity and healing in the face of adversity. We, as an organization seek to cultivate an inclusive dialogue of peace and justice.
People from all ethnicities, color, race, socioeconomic backgrounds, religion and non-religion, sexual orientation and gender identity are encouraged to attend.
In order to insure a peaceful and respectful event we ask all of our attendees to adhere to these strict guidelines:
• No disruptions are allowed. This includes but is not limited to, screaming, shouting or orchestrating any other interruptions.
• There will be no use of musical instruments, bull horns or megaphones to be disruptive
• No banners or signs are allowed to be hanged without organizers approval. Flyers can only be displayed on the table and that is subject to approval
• Any attempt to antagonize or otherwise provoke invited attendees or audience members is not allowed
• Hateful rhetoric or fear-mongering is completely prohibited.
Please Note: CPC has a structured program so there will be no unapproved additions to our program by attendees or audience members