Author: STAND Canada

Executive Director

Written by Ibnat Islam, Policy Researcher Rohingya refugees are faced with a new struggle as COVID-19 continues ravaging Bangladesh. Over 300 Rohingya refugees (which includes around 33 children), who arrived at the Southern coast of Bangladesh, have been moved to Bhasan Char, an island in the Bay of Bengal. These refugees were rescued by the… Read More


STAND Canada has received funding to hire one fundraiser, who will be responsible for conducting research to build databases of funding sources and fundraising tools and creating fundraising templates and strategies. In 2020, we plan to continue our work educating Canadians and politicians, government officials, and staffers for positions that alleviate the suffering of people affected by genocide.… Read More


STAND Canada has received funding to hire one graphics designer, who will be responsible for creating designs for digital and print media.

This position focuses on creating graphics for print and the web to support our educational and outreach activities pertaining to the educational and advocacy campaigns we lead. In 2020, we plan to continue our work educating Canadians and politicians, government officials, and staffers for positions that alleviate the suffering of people affected by genocide.… Read More


Written by Iris Jungmin Seo, Blog Writer According to UN Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs’ Rohingya Refugee Crisis Report 2018 (https://www.unocha.org/rohingya-refugee-crisis), it has been estimated that 905,000+ Rohingya Muslim minorities have fled Myanmar and approximately 10,000+ people have been killed as a result of “ethnic cleansing”. Despite the continued atrocities, the alarming situation in… Read More


September 24, 2018 – STAND Canada, Canada’s only youth-led, anti-genocide, non-profit organization applauds all Members of Parliament for voting unanimously to recognize the crimes and violence against the Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar, also known as Burma, as genocide. The motion follows an international condemnation of these atrocities by endorsing the findings of the United Nations… Read More