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A world without genocide | Un monde sans génocide

| Update Prepared by:  Madanpreet Kaur, Policy Researcher  December 2020  Indigenous communities are a historically disadvantaged vulnerable group in Canada. First Nation reserves were disproportionately affected by the Spanish flu in 1918 and the H1N1 Influenza pandemic in 2009. Lack of access to proper health care facilities, housing, unemployment and poverty, food and water insecurity… Read More


Written by Gen Nacionales, Policy Researcher    In August 2019, the Modi government of India revoked Kashmir’s semi-autonomous status and separated the area into two territories, Ladakh and Jammu-Kashmir. Since the separation, non-Kashmiri people are now able to buy land on the territories, which led to Kashmiri people losing land and job protection. The separation… Read More


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: policy@standcanada.org Parliamentary sub-committee on human rights recognizes Chinese atrocities against Uyghurs as genocide On October 21, the Parliamentary Subcommittee on International Human Rights of the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development released a statement condemning the atrocities committed by the Chinese government against Uyghurs and other ethnic Muslims in… Read More


Prepared by: Amy Mersereau, Policy Researcher   The Uyghur Population & the First Wave At the beginning of 2020, COVID-19 was declared a global public-health emergency by the World Health Organization (WHO), and continues to spread around the world. The disease has had a devastating impact across the globe as it is fatal to many… Read More


Written by Olaide Bankole, Policy Researcher. I BACKGROUND – The situation during the first wave: With COVID-19, it is more of the same for the Rohingyas The first confirmed case of COVID-19 among the Rohingyas was reported in May 2020. This group of people have been displaced by conflict and violence, in open-air refugee camps under… Read More