STAND Canada’s statement on the recent atrocities committed against the Hazara community in Kabul.  STAND Canada is aware of the recent atrocities committed against the Hazara community in Kabul, Afghanistan. Made up of predominantly Shia Muslims, the Hazara ethinic group has historically been the target of various terrorist groups including ISIS and the Taliban. They… Read More


An interview with Kyle Matthews, Executive Director of The Montreal Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies (MIGS), conducted by STAND’s Co-Director of Strategic Policy, Diana Anton.  To kick off Genocide Awareness Month STAND Canada is pleased to share with you an interview with Kyle Matthews, Executive Director of The Montreal Institute for Genocide and… Read More


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