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.
Money interests fuel world neglect of Rohingya crisis
NGOs, human rights activists, academics, and lawyers convened in Toronto, Canada last month to discuss the progress since the release of a report by Canada’s special envoy to Myanmar in 2018.
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
Article VIII provides that contracting parties “may call upon the competent organs of the United Nations to take such action under the Charter of the United Nations as they consider appropriate for the prevention and suppression of acts of genocide”.
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