Rohingyas hope for justice and Protection through the NYC Conference. By Saifullah Muhammad, he Columbia University hosted a two-day conference from Feb. 8-10, urging for collective action against Myanmar and find tangible solutions for one of the worst humanitarian crises of modern times. The conflict in Myanmar is based on deep-rooted causes that aren’t immediately apparent, […]
Hundreds of people gathered in Toronto’s Queen’s Park on Saturday to protest the ongoing humanitarian crisis facing Myanmar’s Rohingya minority. “Nothing breaks me more inside than seeing human dead bodies lying everywhere,” organizer Huwaida Pervez-Khan told CTV Toronto. “We are all entitled to live on this planet.” Roughly 40 percent of Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslim population […]
Repatriation of Rohingya lacks adequate protections The Star What is shocking is the fact the international community is maintaining a silence while witnessing two countries entering into a repatriation agreement to return a group of vulnerable people, considered the most persecuted minority in the world, to the place they face ethnic cleansing and possibly genocide […]
Honoured to have a fruitful meeting with Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, @mclaudebibeau @RajSainiMP @MarwanTabbaraMP @LloydLongfield @_BryanMay @MSOFG_SM & Micheal. We discussed regarding the most concerned issues such as repatriation, proper humanitarian aid, resettlement process for Rohingya refugees and most importantly for a long-term plan to continue supporting #Rohingya. Looking forward to working together.
Canadian Rohingya Development Initiative (CRDI) team had a meeting with Kathleen Wynne, the Premier of Ontario at her office, in the Legislative Building, Queens Park, Toronto at about 10: 30 am today. First, Premier took them all to question and answer session of the Ontario Legislature and introduce each of them to all MPPs. The […]
Promote Humanity-Eliminate Cruelty It was our honour today to have a productive meeting with MP Gary Anandasangaree, Minister John McKay, brother Firaaz Azeez from Muslim Welfare Foundation, Imam Malik Mujaheed and brother Taha Gayur from Burma Task force, brother Noorani from HCI and some other leaders including faith leaders regarding Canada’s response to the Rohingya […]
Rohingya community had a wonderful meeting with Kathleen Wynne, the Premier of Ontario. She listened stories of Rohingya and felt so emotional. She felt her opinion through her Facebook status and Twitter account. “Today one of the bravest young men I’ve ever met told me heartbreaking stories. He had traveled from his home in […]
On behalf of Canadian Rohingya Development Initiative- Honored to have had the opportunity to spend time today with our Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland. A critical discussion regarding the plight of the Rohingya people, and those suffering from conflict and persecution around the world. A reminder that foreign affairs issues globally do impact us as […]