Askandar Kamarulzaman

refugees
Professor Askandar Kamarulzaman, an academic at the USM School of Social Science for over 25 years, and coordinator of the Research for Education and Peace Universiti Sains Malaysia (REPUSM), an organisation promoting peace in Patani, Thailand, has done what few others have done in Malaysia. Askandar has provided sanctuary to 70 Rohingya refugee children, aged between six and 14. Professor Askandar, reminding us that we have not done enough to assist these the refugee situation within this country, explains that “The children in the education program are quick to adapt, andRead More
refugees
Professor Askandar Kamarulzaman, an academic at the Universiti Sains Malaysia, School of Social Science, for over 25 years, and coordinator of the Research for Education and Peace Universiti Sains Malaysia (REPUSM), an organisation promoting peace in Patani, Thailand, continues to do what few others have done in Malaysia. Subsequent to his work on Rohingya refugee children in Penang, Professor Askandar has continued to build on the refugee education project, in which he provides sanctuary to over 70 Rohingya refugee children, aged between six and 14. “We have a Rohingya school whichRead More
refugees
Professor Askandar Kamarulzaman, an academic at the USM School of Social Science for over 25 years, and coordinator of the Research for Education and Peace Universiti Sains Malaysia (REPUSM), an organisation promoting peace in Patani, Thailand, has done what few others have done in Malaysia. Askandar has provided sanctuary to 70 Rohingya refugee children, aged between six and 14. “We have a Rohingya school which we have started, that we call the school of peace. He said that there were some 150,000 Rohingya refugees in the country who were forced outRead More
ayesah
Dr. Ayesah Uy Abubakar, an academic at the UMS Faculty of Humanities, Arts and Heritage, made a very vital contribution during the Consolidation for Peace (Cop) meets with the Philippine Government, the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF), and civil societies. During the process, she concurrently reaffirmed her crucial role as an academic in providing an insider view of those in conflict and areas that involved civil societies in the Southern Philippines. How did this happen? Ayesah maintained that “building the trust of those involved is crucial. Being somebody from there, itRead More
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