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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03 Jan
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Call for action

Right groups call on Bangladesh not to force Rohingya to return to Myanmar By Saifullah Muhammad ince the late 1970s, policies of genocide and ethnic cleansing by Myanmar’s forces has resulted in five separate waves of the mass exodus by the country’s Rohingya minority. Over time, the international community–including Canada and the United Nations–has been […]

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03 Jan
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CANADA’S REFUGEE SYSTEM

WHAT A ROHINGYA COUPLE’S FIGHT FOR ASYLUM SAYS ABOUT CANADA’S REFUGEE SYSTEM By Steven Zhou decision by Canadian officials to reject the asylum claim of a young Rohingya couple exposes what they warn could become systemic issues for Rohingya people fleeing violence in Myanmar and seeking protection in Canada. Earlier this year, the Immigration and Refugee […]

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29 Nov
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Rohingya FC vs Syria United

Soccer players and fans came together in Kitchener on Sunday to help ensure one local team can take to the pitch this year. The Grand River Fundraiser Cup aimed to collect $3,000 to help KW Syria United cover its registration fees and equipment costs to take part in the Grand River Soccer League – and […]

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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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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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