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FRC is an umbrella network of #Rohingya refugees, their leading spokespersons, and international friends working together to end #Myanmar genocide.

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FRC is an umbrella network of #Rohingya refugees, their leading spokespersons, and international friends working together to end #Myanmar genocide.

    A conversation with Aman Ullah, a Rohingya historian and former school teacher

    A conversation with Aman Ullah, a Rohingya historian and former school teacher

    FRC Genocide Podcast Series [in Rohingya, hosted by Ro Nay San Lwin]

    Mr. Aman Ullah, a Rohingya historian based in Bangladesh and he was a former school teacher in Ann township and the southern part of Maungdaw, Arakan State, Myanmar, who has contributed in the field of Rohingya history and humanitarian stance.

    This conversation covers:

    1) The earliest name of Arakan was ‘Kala Mukha’ (Land of the) Black Faces
    2) The second phase of Indianisation of Arakan occurred sometime around the 6th century CE
    3) In the 8th century by ruthless oppression of Hindu chauvinists
    4) In the later part of 8th century several ships were wrecked on Ramree Island and the Mussalman crews sent to Arakan and placed in villages there
    5) In the early part of 15th century the king of Arakan had to flee and took shelter in the Muslims Court of Gaur by the Burmese invasion
    6) Muslims conquered Chittagong in 1338 and held under their sway till 1538, and Chittagong formed an integral part of Arakanese up to 1666
    7) In the seventeenth century, the Portuguese with Magh captured and enslaved a large numbers of Muslims and non-Muslims from Bengal
    8) In 1661 when Shah Shuja, the Maghul prince utterly defeated by Aurangzeb, was driven to seek refuge in Arakan
    9) Various migrations and local converts led to form one common racial and linguistic classification as “Rohingya”; a term derived from Rohang, the ancient name of Arakan

    • 50 min
    A conversation with Tasnim Nazeer, an award-winning journalist, author and producer

    A conversation with Tasnim Nazeer, an award-winning journalist, author and producer

    Tasnim Nazeer is an award-winning journalist, author, producer and creative writer who has written for a variety of print and online publications including The Huffington Post, Al Jazeera English, The Guardian, TRT World, BBC Radio 2 and many more.

    This conversation covers:

    1) The life as a mother, a wife, a human rights activist, a British Muslim journalist and writer
    2) Islamophobia in the Western countries such as France and UK
    3) The politics and racism of her ancestral birthplace of Sri Lanka and
    4) Rohingya genocide

    • 1 hr 1 min
    A conversation with Professor C. R. Abrar, Chair of Odhikar (Rights)

    A conversation with Professor C. R. Abrar, Chair of Odhikar (Rights)

    A conversation with Professor C. R. Abrar, Chair of Odhikar (Rights), Bangladeshi human rights watchdog, on the FRC Genocide Podcast Series covers:

    1) Bangladesh state’s persecution of the Urdu speaking Bengalis in Dhaka branded as “traitors”
    2) Myanmar’s continuing genocide of Rohingya people
    3) Odhikar’s human rights monitoring work and
    4) Research and activism on refugee and migratory movements

    Dr. C R Abrar is the Executive Director of Refugee and Migratory Movements Research Unit (RMMRU), the premier migration think tank in Bangladesh. He taught International Relations at the University of Dhaka for four decades. His areas of research and advocacy include Rohingya refugees, short-term contract labour migrants and citizenship status of the camp dwelling Urdu speaking community in Bangladesh. He successfully filed a writ petition to secure release of Rohingya refugees who served out their sentences for illegal entry but continued to be incarcerated. Abrar is President of Odhikar, the leading rights organization, and involved in campaigns for freedom of expression and assembly, accountability of law enforcement agencies and justice for those involuntarily disappeared and extrajudicially killed. He is a regular contributor to The Daily Star of Dhaka and writes on refugees, migration and rights issues.

    • 1 hr 4 min
    A Conversation with Imran Garda, former S. African host of TRT World’s flagship program Newsmakers

    A Conversation with Imran Garda, former S. African host of TRT World’s flagship program Newsmakers

    A conversation with Imran Garda on FRC Genocide Podcast Series (hosted by Dr. Maung Zarni), 2 July 2020

    Imran Garda is former S. African host of TRT World’s flagship program Newsmakers and the 2015 Olive Schreiner Prize-winning novelist (with The Thunder that roars).
    He discusses:

    1) Life as a South African Indian growing up in the final days of apartheid
    2) Controversial views of Gandhi towards Black Africans and racism among S. Africa’s Indian community
    3) His professional ethics and works doing over 1,000 recordings on Al Jazeera and TRT World including interviews with statesmen, revolutionaries, politicians, activists and perpetrators of international crimes
    4) About his novels - including the second one he is working on and
    5) Covering Myanmar genocide of Rohingyas

    • 1 hr 10 min
    ရိုဟင်ဂျာများရဲ့ ဂျီနိုဆိုက်ငရဲလမ်း (အပိုင်း ၁)

    ရိုဟင်ဂျာများရဲ့ ဂျီနိုဆိုက်ငရဲလမ်း (အပိုင်း ၁)

    စစ်တွေမြို့မှာ ၂၀၁၂ ခုနှစ်ကစပြီး ဒုက္ခသည်ဘဝကို ရောက်ရှိသွားတဲ့ ကိုဝင်းမောင်က ပါဝင်ဆွေးနွေးထားပါတယ်။

    ဆွေးနွေးထားတာတွေကတော့ -

    (၁) စစ်တွေမြို့က ဒုက္ခသည်စခန်းတွေမှာ လူတွေရဲ့ နေ့စဉ်ဘဝ

    (၂) မတူကွဲပြားတဲ့ အသိုင်းအဝိုင်းတွေကြား အခြေအနေ

    (၃) ဒုက္ခသည်စခန်းတွေမှာ ဒုက္ခသည်တွေ နေထိုင်ရတဲ့ အခြေအနေ

    (၄) လူကုန်ကူးမှုရဲ့ နောက်ကွယ်မှာ ဘယ်သူတွေရှိသလဲ?

    (၅) ၂၀၁၂ ခုနှစ်မတိုင်ခင်တုန်းက ကြုံတွေ့ခဲ့ရတဲ့အခြေအနေ

    • 1 hr 3 min
    A Conversation with Penny Green, Founder & Director of the International State Crime Initiative

    A Conversation with Penny Green, Founder & Director of the International State Crime Initiative

    A Conversation with Penny Green on the FRC Genocide Podcast Series (English) hosted by Dr Maung Zarni.

    Professor Green is Founder & Director of the International State Crime Initiative, Professor of Law and Globalization and Head of the Law Department at Queen Mary University of London, UK.

    She discussed:

    1) The notion of State Crime and genocide as a process, as opposed to a spectacular event of mass killings
    2) ISCI research reports on Myanmar genocide of Rohingya
    3) Australia’s genocide of the native people
    4) The politics surrounding her nomination for UN Special Rapporteur on Palestines

    • 1 hr 11 min

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