Author: STAND Canada

Today is our coordinated nation-wide advocacy campaign. Fellow STAND advocates are currently meeting face-to-face with our Members of Parliament in Ottawa to discuss in detail the need for Canadians to support the Sudans. Today is our opportunity as a nation to let them know that the need for continuing to fund projects in the Sudans is an… Read More


As mentioned in our New Year’s message, STAND Canada is participating in an advocacy campaign aimed at targeting our Members of Parliament to vocalize that continued action in Sudan and South Sudan is important to Canadian citizens. With widespread funding cuts anticipated towards international engagements over the next couple of months, we have a small… Read More


In Part 1 we looked at the history of the word genocide and the definition of genocide used in the United Nations Genocide Convention (UNGC). For a refresher, here it is again:  ……genocide means any of the following acts committed with intent to destroy, in whole or in part, a national, ethnical, racial or religious… Read More


The first thing to note is that genocide has been around for a long time. While genocide and other forms of mass atrocity are often regarded as a distinctly modern phenomenon, the reality is that mass atrocity has plagued our species since antiquity – it is conceptually present, if not explicitly named, in our understanding… Read More


This month we focus on recent developments in South Sudan, and examine the double standard of the Responsibility to Protect. Plus, our updated policy recommendations! Open publication Download PDF… Read More