Engy Abdelkader is a scholar, researcher and educator who teaches graduate seminars on international human rights law as well as undergraduate writing courses at Rutgers University. Her scholarship explores the intersection of religion, law and society with a particular focus on Muslims and Islam.

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The History of the Persecution of Myanmar’s Rohingya

by Engy Abdelkader 09-21-2017

Image via RNS/AP Photo/Bernat Armangue

Today, the Rohingya are the single largest “stateless” community in the world. Their “statelessness” or lack of citizenship increases their vulnerability because they are not entitled to any legal protection from the government.