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Written by Gen Nationales, 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


Written by Brian Weatherby, Policy Researcher. For over a decade, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has been developing a system for monitoring and managing citizen behaviour known as ‘social credit’. The social credit system draws on mass data collection and analysis to assign citizens a credit score reflecting their “trustworthiness” and then allocate corresponding rewards… Read More