Export or edit this event...

Rally to Stop Rohingya Genocide

Pioneer Courthouse Square, 701 SW 6th
701 SW 6th Ave
Portland, OR 97205, US (map)
Public WiFi



The Rohingya people in Burma need your help now!

Please come join us for this rally to raise awareness and pressure on our Federal officials to speak out against this tragedy.

There are over 1000 Rohingya in Oregon. Many escaped persecution by the Burmese government already. 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 Portland that hate happening anywhere is wrong and that we stand for a world of love.

To learn more about this tragedy watch:

  1. Who are the Rohingya? https://www.facebook.com/ajplusenglish/videos/1035735826567924/?hc_location=ufi
  2. Ethnic Cleansing - https://www.facebook.com/ajplusenglish/videos/1043456972462476/?hc_location=ufi

Reports out of Burma have said that:

  • 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 - https://oneclickpolitics.com/messages/edit?promo_id=3531
  • 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:

Recent developments:

Oregon united For Rohingya
Rohingya People are facing genocide at Burma.• Burma’s security forces have razed entire villages, slaughtered families, and even placed landmines.