STATEMENT OF SUPPORT AND SOLIDARITY FOR THE PEOPLE OF MYANMAR STAND Canada has been following the ongoing crisis occurring in Myanmar, located in South East Asia. Myanmar has a population of approximately 54 million people, composed of many ethnic and religious groups in the country, including Rohingya Muslims. In August 2017, a severe suppression and repression… Read More


| 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