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Panel Discussion on Human Rights violations in Myanmar Video UN Human Rights Council Jun 22, 2023
Has the world forgotten about the Rohingya? Al Jazeera Inside Story video May 25, 2022
US Declares Myanmar’s Treatment of Rohingya Minority a ‘Genocide’ Voice of America Mar 21, 2022
Expert Roundtable: The Rohingya Genocide PILPG Jan 29, 2021
Yasmin Ullah essay on Rohingya and the coup in Myanmar BBC World Service audio @ 11 minutes Mar 6, 2021
Who is responsible for Rohingya refugees rescued at sea? Al Jazeera Inside Story Feb 28, 2021
Is This The End of Myanmar’s Quasi-Democracy? IPS News Agency Feb 22, 2021
What Myanmar’s coup means for the Rohingya NPR Feb 11, 2021
Sania Farooqui in conversation with Rohingya social justice activist Yasmin Ullah Sani Farooqui Show You Tube Feb 21, 2021
Is the Myanmar coup a turning point for the Rohingya? Inside Story Al Jazeera English Feb 17, 2021
Why Myanmar’s persecuted ethnic groups must stand united against the military OPED Washington Post Sept 16, 2019
Rohingya women raise their voices AlJazeera Podcast: The Take Sept 11, 2020
Interview with Yasmin Jullah Voices in Exile
‘Historic day for international justice’: UN Rohingya ruling brings glimmer of hope CBC News Jan 24 2020
Yasmin Ullah (@YasminJUllah ) is a Rohingya feminist, author, poet, and a social justice activist. She was born in the Northern Rakhine state of Myanmar. Her family fled to Thailand in 1995 when she was a child and she remained a refugee until moving to Canada in 2011.
Yasmin was elected chair of the ALTSEAN-Burma (@Altsean) board for one year effective September, 2022. She addressed the United Nations Human Rights Council about atrocity crimes against the Rohingya people on June 22, 2023 during a hearing on human rights violations in Myanmar.
She is a member of the US Campaign for Burma (@uscb). She is a member of the steering committee in Bridges MM Youth Dialogue project. Yasmin served as the 2018-2020 President of the Rohingya Human Rights Network, a non-profit group led by activists across Canada advocating and raising public awareness of the Rohingya genocide.
Among the projects she has worked on are the Time to Act: Rohingya Voices exhibition with the Canadian Museum for Human Rights and the Genocide Learning Tool with the Montréal Holocaust Museum. Her poetry is published in the anthology I Am A Rohingya. Her children’s book Hafsa and the Magical Ring was published in 2023. Hafsa is a fictional Rohingya girl who lives in a Bangladeshi refugee camp with her mother and little brother.
In 2021 she was named on the FemiList100, the Gender Security Project list of 100 women from the Global South, working in foreign policy, peacebuilding, law, activism, development.