In this Radio Islam segment we'll talk about a recent statement by Burmese Religious Affairs Minister that deems Muslims as "associate citizens" and how this is yet another human rights violation within the growing struggles of Burmese Muslims.
Executive Producer: Abdul Malik Mujahid
Host(s): Saimah Shareef
Producer: Saimah Shareef
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer P. Adem Carroll has been a human rights activist for many years, serving as 9/11 Programs Director for Islamic Circle (ICNA Relief USA) after the terror attacks and currently as New York and UN Programs Director for Burma Task Force USA. In addition, he assists intra-faith initiatives within the Muslim community and also helps develop a range of interfaith programs and collaborations.
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Frits Sollewijn Gelpke is a human rights advocate and political scientist from the Netherlands working for Burma Task Force as the European Liason. He co-authored a book on democratic and constitutional reform (in Nepal where he worked for two years at an NGO, law college and the Dutch consulate).
Michael De Dora is Director of the Center for Inquiry's Office of Public Policy and the organization's representative to the United Nations. In addition, he serves as president of the United Nations NGO Committee on Freedom of Religion or Belief.
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