political advocacy

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


On the morning of Tuesday, May 30, STAND Canada, along with Arsham Parsi of the Iranian Railroad for Queer Refugees, and New Democrat MP Jenny Kwan hosted a news conference on Parliament Hill regarding the refugee transportation loan program. Click here to view our news conference. Please take two minutes to share this video or… Read More