During the meetings on Parliament Hill, delegates painted a sobering picture of rights violations across the country, and proposed policy ideas for moving forward.
Inter Pares remains highly concerned by the ongoing Rohingya crisis in Burma and Bangladesh, and by the pressing need for Canada to take stronger action.
The Burmese state and military are engaging in nothing less than ethnic cleansing against the Rohingya people. Here's how you can help.
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Here are some Canadian organizations which are helping on the ground
The dire situation of the Rohingya people has a complex history. Rae will have to be mindful of this as he takes on his new job as special envoy for the Trudeau government
As the Rohingya crisis in Myanmar deepens, Canada must amplify its voice as much as possible to rally the world in ending this crisis, widely viewed as an organized ethnic cleansing.
Since October 2016, Burma’s military has unleashed a new wave of violence against Muslim Rohingya civilians in the northwest. InterPares has some important articles from refugees, NGOs and others.
Dedicated to exchanging ideas and promoting the expansion of relations between Canada and Burma, while also working to advance governance and human rights in Burma.
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Regional labour updates and an interview on organizing migrant workers in Thailand, Burma and Malaysia.
Fatema Panju speaks to the struggle of the "most persecuted minority in the world," and Canada's connection to the ongoing repression in Burma.