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From: RAC <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Wed, Dec 7, 2016 at 7:48 AM
Subject: cordially invited to join a rally against GENOCIDE of Rohingya
Dear Friends and Supporters,
As you may be well aware the crisis for Rohingya in Rakhine/Arakan State of Burma is at its peak. Under the pretext of “Clearance Operations to drive out the militancy,” the crimes being committed against the Rohingya by the State is literally indescribable. As a result, thousands of houses are burned down; property, livestock, valuables are looted; hundreds of people are killed and hundreds women are systematically being raped and killed. While some managed to escape to Bangladesh, majority of whom are still alive, are living in absolute horror—not knowing when they will be snatched, raped and then slaughter before being disposed into mass-graves. Every family in KW area has lost their loved ones and affected very badly.
UNHCR recently, albeit belatedly, termed it as “ethnic cleansing.” Many researchers, academics, professional writers and seven Nobel Laureates around the world have called it as “Genocide.” However, no preventative measure has taken by any powerful country yet.
Although our Foreign Minister Mr. Dion recently expressed his deep concern for violence against Rohingya and urges full humanitarian access via his twitter account, any concrete steps to save lives is yet to be seen, from our government as well as from any other powerful government.
It is imperative that a swift action is needed in order to save some/most of remaining Rohingya. We feel that more public awareness is necessary to pressure the government to take concrete actions.
Therefore, Rohinyga Association of Canada is holding a peaceful demonstration at the following:
Place: Kitchener City Hall
Date/Time: Saturday, December 10, 2016, from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm.
On behalf of Rohingya Association of Canada, I would like to request you to join us to show your support to our shaken-community members each of whom are impacted badly.
Your presence at our rally means a world of difference and a true solace for our affected community.
Although this is a short notice, we hope you’d join us.
We anticipate your presence at our rally.
Anwar Arkani <email@example.com>
On behalf of Rohingya Community in KW area
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It is with great expectation that Rohingya Association of Canada writes to invite you to Kitchener City Hall for a second year Rohingya Genocide Remembrance Day, which is on Sunday, August 25th from 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm.
This event is to commemorate the mass killings, rapes and exodus of the Rohingya people, as well as the destruction of the Rohingya Nation and current state of survivors.
Given that most Rohingyas in Canada live in Kitchener and each has lost their loved ones in the tragedy and survivors are continuously suffering in the refugee camps in Bangladesh, we believe your gracious presence may console some of their grievances.
We look forward to hearing from you, and your presence there. Please share this among your network.