22 Mar
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Statement on Elimination of….

Statement: CRDI Remarks on the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination March 21, 2019, Toronto: On this International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, we pause to reaffirm our commitment to eliminating all forms of racism, xenophobia and intolerance. It is a chance to reflect on the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, […]

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09 Mar
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Statement on Bhashan Char

Bhashan Char: CRDI Rejects the relocation plan March 8, 2019, Toronto: The Canadian Rohingya Development Initiative (CRDI) is deeply troubled by the Bangladeshi Government’s plan to relocate Rohingyas to a flood-prone island even amid criticisms raised by the humanitarian community and Rohingyas themselves. Bhashan Char island is hundreds of kilometers away from where most Rohingya refugees […]

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20 Feb
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A Letter to FA Canada

The Honorable Christina Alexandra Freeland, P.C., M.P. Minister of Foreign Affairs, House of Commons Ottawa, ON. K1A 0A6 Re: Thanking Canada for Supporting Rohingya Human Rights Dear Minister Freeland: May this letter find you in the best of health and spirit. We, the refugee youth with the Canadian Rohingya Development Initiative (CRDI), wish to thank […]

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09 Nov
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Proud to Announce Website!

We are proud to announce the launch of our new website! After months of hard work and dedication, the members of Canadian Rohingya Development Initiative are delighted to officially announce the launch of our new website today, 8 November, 2017. You can now find us at www.rohingya.ca Our goal with this new website is to […]

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02 Nov
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Statement to the UN SC

By Filippo Grandi, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees | 02 November 2017 Mr. President, Distinguished delegates, A few weeks ago, I was in Bangladesh, at the border with Myanmar – witnessing the most rapid refugee exodus since the massive population movements of the mid-1990s. It was a stark illustration of what happens when the […]

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