14 Nov
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Gambia Brings Genocide Case Against Myanmar

International Court of Justice to Address Atrocities Against Rohingya (The Hague) – The Gambia’s case against Myanmar at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) for violating the Genocide Convention, filed on November 11, 2019, will bring the first judicial scrutiny of Myanmar’s campaign of murder, rape, arson, and other atrocities against Rohingya Muslims, 10 nongovernmental organizations said. States that […]

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16 Feb
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Rohingyas hope for justice

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, […]

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10 Jan
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Rally at Queen’s Park Toronto

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 […]

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10 Jan
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Repatriation lacks protection

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 […]

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27 Nov
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Meeting with Andrew Scheer

It was a wonderful meeting and discussion with the leader of Conservative Party Canada Mr. Andrew Scheer and MP Garnett Genuis who an advisor to CRDI since CRDI was established.

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26 Jan
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Meeting with Minister

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.

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16 Nov
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CRDI Award to the Premier

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 […]

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06 Nov
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Meeting At Gary’s Office

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 […]

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04 Nov
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Meeting with Ontario Premier

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 […]

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27 Oct
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Meeting With Foreign Minister

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 […]

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