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Are the Rohingya people facing genocide?

A 25-year-old Rohingya Muslim sits in front of her hut at a camp outside Sittwe. (Photo: Reuters)

Original Post by Habib Siddiqui

Prof. Daniel Feierstein is President of the International Association of Genocide Scholars; Director of the Centre for Genocide Studies at the Universidad Nacional de Tres de Febrero; Professor in the Faculty of Genocide at the University of Buenos Aires and author of Genocide as a Social Practice: Reorganizing Society Under the Nazis and Argentina’s Military Juntas (Rutgers University Press, 2014). He explains “What is Genocide?” at London Conference on Decades of Persecution and Destruction against Myanmar’s Rohingya, held on April 28, 2014.

Prof. Bridget Conley is an Assistant Professor of Research, The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University, Boston; formerly Director of Research, US Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington DC. Her speech on the same subject can be viewed by clicking here.

Daniel Sullivan is the Director of Policy and Government Relations, United to End Genocide and co-author with former U.S. Congressman Tom Andrews of the report “Marching to Genocide in Burma” (March 2014). 

Christopher Tuckwood is the Executive Director, The Sentinel Project for Genocide Prevention, Canada.
His speech on “Mapping and Tracking the Persecution of Rohingya” at London Conference held on April 28, 2014 .

Prof. Gabriele Della Morte is a Professor of International Law at the Università Cattolica di Milano. He was the Counsel for the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) (2003-2004), a Law Clerk for the Prosecutor’s Office of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (2000) and a member of a government delegation for the establishment of the International Criminal Court (1998). His speech on the subject of Human Rights Law and Mechanisms for Justice.