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Panel Discussion of Rape and the Rohingya Crisis

  • TaborSpace 5441 Southeast Belmont Street Portland, OR, 97215 United States (map)

Please join us for a free screening of Mother, Daughter, Sister (30 minutes) followed by a short discussion with director Jeanne Marie HallacyRandy Blazak scholar and expert on hate and hate crimes, bias, and civil discourse; and Yusuf Iqbal president of Americans for Rohingya.

This film exposes the Burmese military's practice of using rape as a weapon of war and gives voice to Kachin and Rohingya women activists calling for justice for these crimes. The film revolves around the stories of four women: Shamima, a volunteer counselor working with survivors of military rape in the Rohingya refugee camp in Bangladesh, Dil Kayas, a teenage survivor and San Lung and Lu Ra, the sister and mother of two Kachin school teachers brutally raped and killed in 2015, allegedly by the Burmese military.