22 Aug
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Statement: Genocide and Repatriation

August 25th: Second Rohingya Genocide Remembrance Day and Myanmar/Bangladesh Repatriation Plans (Toronto, Canada, August 22, 2019) — On this day, we commemorate the Rohingya genocide. On 25 August 2017, the Myanmar military launched a clearance operation to systematically remove Rohingya people from their land by burning villages, killing and harming tens of thousands of people, […]

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03 Jul
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International Court of Justice and Rohingya Issue

International Court of Justice and Rohingya Issue By Aman Ullah Since August 2017, the ongoing Rohingya humanitarian crisis and the associated international crimes against the ethnic Rohingyas have been evoking extensive international attention. Though the Security Council could not pass a resolution on the crisis due to veto given by China, the Pre-trial Chamber of […]

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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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12 Sep
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Rohingya & their Citizenship

By Aman Ullah In January 1947, Aung San led a small delegation to Landon to discuss Burma’s political future. The outcome of this visit was ‘Aung San-Atlee Agreement’, which was signed on 27th January 1947. According to that agreement, which said, ‘in order to decide on the future of Burma a Constituent Assembly shall be elected […]

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28 Aug
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Myanmar face genocide charges

Myanmar military leaders must face genocide charges – UN report   The development follows the release of a report into the circumstances surrounding the mass exodus of more than 700,000 Rohingya people from Myanmar, beginning in mid-August last year – events previously described by the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights as a “textbook example […]

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05 Mar
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Rohingya MP Arrested

Former Rohingya MP, Aung Zaw Win, arrested in Myanmar Arrest seen as military sending signal to Rohingya community that they are under threat from further attacks A former Rohingya MP has been arrested in Myanmar, in a move that has been condemned as a further escalation of the attacks on the Rohingya community. Aung Zaw Win, […]

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02 Mar
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Nobel laureates to Suu Kyi

Nobel peace laureates to Suu Kyi: ‘End Rohingya genocide or face prosecution’ DHAKA (Reuters) – Three Nobel peace laureates urged Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi and the military on Wednesday to end the“genocide” of Rohingya Muslims now or face prosecution. The United Nations and human rights organizations have collected evidence of widespread abuses by […]

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28 Feb
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How To Solve Rohingya Crisis?

By U Kyaw Min Both Dereek Tonkin and Dr.J.Leider, long-serving dictators and racial extremists in Myanmar, have tried to obliterate Rohingya identity. Nowadays, their effort to refute the authenticity of Rohingya identity reached the International level as Oxford University Press’s Asian History Unit commissioned Dr J Leider to write a reference article on the Rohingya. Here what […]

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08 Feb
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8 countries push UN

8 countries push UN to take up Myanmar Rohingya crisis The meeting comes nearly 3 months after the council adopted a statement demanding that Myanmar rein in its security forces and allow the Rohingya to return to their homes. UNITED NATIONS – Britain, France, the United States and 5 other countries asked the UN Security […]

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