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Maung Zarni PhD’98 Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

Nobel laureate and Northern Irish peace activist Mairead Maguire has nominated Maung Zarni PhD’98 for the 2024 Nobel Peace Prize for his work on Rohingya displacement in Myanmar. Zarni is co-founder and coordinator of several international activist networks and platforms, including the Free Burma Coalition (1995-2004), the FORSEA (2018–present), and the Free Rohingya Coalition (2018–present). He earned his PhD from the UW in curriculum and instruction.

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