"have been subjected to harassment and discrimination since as far back as the early 1980s"
April 24, 2018
Written By: 
U Kyaw Hla Aung


Photo: Time Magazine


Kyaw Hla Aung is a 78-year-old lawyer and human rights activist, who has been jailed repeatedly for his peaceful political work in Burma and was recently nominated for the Aurora Prize for Awakening Humanity, an award on behalf of the survivors of the Armenian Genocide. He writes this Time Magazine essay on the importance of showing support for his community, especially at this time; Burma’s restriction on education for Rohingya has also weakened the community’s ability to fight for justice. 


Read the full Time Magazine article on their website.