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Rick Salutin | Let's be clear regarding this week's parliamentary vote on genocide. It was about what to call what's happening in China, not what to do about it.
Columnists
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Matthew Behrens | While many Liberals did vote to support the genocide motion introduced this week, any subsequent commitment to assisting Uyghur refugees and taking actions on Chinese repression appear elusive.
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Pamela Palmater | Canada needs to turn its resources inward and work on a national action plan in partnership with Indigenous governments and led by Indigenous women.
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Rick Salutin | Do not be overly deferential to definitions -- they are always in flux, always contested.
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Brent Patterson | The final report of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls will be released on June 3. How will the government respond to its claim of a "Canadian genocide?"
Podcast
Heidi Berger, daughter of a Holocaust survivor, is creating a new course focusing on genocide education
Victoria Fenner | Heidi Berger, daughter of a Holocaust survivor and founder of the Foundation for Genocide Education, talks about why her new genocide education program for high school students is necessary.
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Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh in 2013. Photo: Anwar Hossain EU/ECHO/Flickr
Karl Nerenberg | 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
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Doreen Nicoll | The legacy of the residential school system predisposes Indigenous peoples to social inequalities.
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Jiselle Hanna | Documentary maker Mahi Ramakrishnan talks about her three documentaries about the Rohingya of Burma.
Podcast
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Victoria Fenner | Gerry Caplan, one of Canada's eminent thinkers from the progressive left, shares some thoughts about politics and activism past, present and future.
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Yves Engler | Canadian commentators often claim more Tutsi were killed in the genocide than lived in Rwanda.
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at the UN General Assembly in New York. Photo: Adam Scotti/PMO
Scott Fenwick | 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.