Nurul Islam – Coordinator on Policy Affairs
Nurul Islam was born in North Arakan/Rakhine State, Burma (today’s Myanmar). He obtained his B.A. (Law), LL. B. degrees from the University of Rangoon and completed a Human Rights and Diplomacy course at the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia. He was accredited LL. M. (Human Rights) from the University of East London. He worked as a Consultant on Arakan Affairs of the Euro-Burma Office (EBO) in Brussels until 2010. Mr Islam is the current Chairman of the Arakan Rohingya National Organization (ARNO), a peaceful political movement of the Rohingya people. He splits his time between Chittagong, Bangladesh and East London, UK while advising and nurturing a new generation of Rohingya rights campaigners.