Who We Are?
We are a registered not-for-profit organization established by the members of the Rohingya community in Canada. We work with the governments, leaders from diverse communities, and humanitarian organizations to advocate for the cause of the Rohingya people in Canada and overseas.
CRDI conducted an academic seminar on the anniversary of the special envoy to Myanmar, the Hon. Bob Rae’s report “Tell Them We Are Human” at the Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy.
Joint Letter: Restrictions on Communication, Fencing, and COVID-19 in Rohingya Refugee Camps
As authorities around the world struggle to cope with the spread of COVID-19, it is crucial that States act to protect the most vulnerable, including refugee populations. We, the 50 undersigned organizations, have welcomed the Bangladesh government’s efforts to host the Rohingya refugees who were forced to flee atrocities perpetrated by the Myanmar Army.
Solving education challenges on a global scale
“There are millions of children suffering the same way I was. All they want is education. Why can’t we give Rohingya children hope that they can go to university and build something for their people?”
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CANADA DECLARED GENOCIDE
On the 20 September 2018, House of Commons declared the crimes against the Rohingya constitute a Genocide and called on the world to help. Meanwhile the United Nations International Independent Fact-Finding Mission found that against the Rohingya
” Undoubtedly amounted to the gravest crimes under international law ”
ICJ AND ROHINGYA ISSUE
World Court orders Myanmar to protect Rohingya from acts of genocide. THE HAGUE/COX’S BAZAAR, Bangladesh (Reuters) – The International Court of Justice on Thursday ordered Myanmar to take urgent measures to protect its Rohingya population from genocide, a ruling cheered by refugees as their first major legal victory since being forced from their homes.
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