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COVID-19 & Human Rights in Canada: Lessons Learned and Way Forward

COVID-19 & Human Rights in Canada: Lessons Learned and Way Forward

Residential Schools in Canada and the Need/Possibility for Reconciliation

Human Rights vs. Sovereignty: Whither We Go?

Human Rights vs. Sovereignty: Whither We Go?

Residential Schools in Canada and the Need/Possibility for Reconciliation

Education and the Future of Women in Afghanistan

Education and the Future of Women in Afghanistan

Residential Schools in Canada and the Need/Possibility for Reconciliation

Residential Schools in Canada and the Ways Moving Forward: Healing and Reconciliation

Residential Schools in Canada and the Ways Moving Forward: Healing and Reconciliation

Residential Schools in Canada and the Need/Possibility for Reconciliation

Residential Schools in Canada and the Need/Possibility for Reconciliation

Residential Schools in Canada and the Need/Possibility for Reconciliation

Residential Schools in Canada and the Need/Possibility for Reconciliation

Understanding some Key Facts about Residential Schools in Canada

Understanding some Key Facts about Residential Schools in Canada

Understanding some Key Facts about Residential Schools in Canada

REVISITING THE CRITICAL ISSUES AROUND RESIDENTIAL SCHOOLS IN CANADA

REVISITING THE CRITICAL ISSUES AROUND RESIDENTIAL SCHOOLS IN CANADA

FAITH DRIVEN CONFLICT: HOW TO RECONCILE WITH THE PAST FOR THE PRESENT

Working from Within and Outside the System

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_separator css=”.vc_custom_1592076377183{padding-top: 15px !important;}”][vc_column_text]How does one advocate for change in systems that have historically been resistant to it? At the Conflict and Resilience Research Institute Canada’s (CRRIC) most recent webinar, Working Within and Outside the System, a group of esteemed community leaders sought to provide answers to that question.   The webinar, which was part …

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ASEAN’s Role In Conflict Resolution in Southeast Asia: A Perspective

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_separator css=”.vc_custom_1592076377183{padding-top: 15px !important;}”][vc_column_text]Earlier this week, the Conflict and Resilience Research Institute Canada (CRRIC) hosted a webinar to discuss ASEAN’s role in conflict resolution in Southeast Asia. The panel of distinguished guests featured Dr. Shaun Narine, a professor of political science at St. Thomas University in New Brunswick, and former ambassador Md Shahidul Haque, a …

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Creating the Culture of Peace

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_separator css=”.vc_custom_1592076377183{padding-top: 15px !important;}”][vc_column_text] The Conflict and Resilience Research Institute Canada (CRRIC) is excited to announce our joint webinar with the Bangabandhu Centre for Bangladesh Studies in Canada (BCBS), Advancing the Culture of Peace: Way Forward taking place on June 18th at 10 AM CDT.     Among the distinguished guests, Ambassador Anwarul K. Chowdhury …

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Education in Emergency Situations for Girls in Sub-Saharan Africa

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_separator css=”.vc_custom_1592076377183{padding-top: 15px !important;}”][vc_column_text]On May 28th, 2021, Conflict and Resilience Research Institute Canada (CRRIC) hosted a joint webinar with Afrisda Inc. to discuss education in emergency situations, with a specific focus on girls in Sub-Saharan Africa. Among the distinguished guests were Rosine Assamoi, the co-founder and vice-president of Afrisda, Professor Bento Novela, the gender co-chair …

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Atrocity Prevention: From the UN to the grassroots

Atrocity Prevention: From the UN to the grassroots

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_separator css=”.vc_custom_1592076377183{padding-top: 15px !important;}”][vc_column_text]Atrocity Prevention: From the UN to the grassroots    On May 3rd, the United Nations General Assembly Security Council released a report on the advancement of atrocity prevention.    The report places specific emphasis on the ways that COVID-19 has exacerbated existing global atrocities, including a rise in hate speech, stigmatization and …

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The State of the Anti-Nuclear Movement in 2021

The State of the Anti-Nuclear Movement in 2021

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_separator css=”.vc_custom_1592076377183{padding-top: 15px !important;}”][vc_column_text]The State of the Anti-Nuclear Movement in 2021 Since the anti-nuclear movement began to propagate in response to the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombings during the last part of the Second World War and the Cuban missile crisis, the usefulness of nuclear weapons by nation-states to safeguard national security has become a key …

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Women, Peace, and Security – A 21st Century Perspective

Women, Peace, and Security – A 21st Century Perspective

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_separator css=”.vc_custom_1592076377183{padding-top: 15px !important;}”][vc_column_text]Bringing Women to the Peacebuilding Table On May 7th, 2021, the Bangabandhu Centre for Bangladeshi Studies in Canada (BCBS) hosted a webinar on Women, Security and Peacebuilding. Perspectives ranged from the global affairs department of Canada to those with experience on the frontlines of international peacekeeping missions. Countries represented included Bangladesh, Canada, …

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A Coup d’état going on in Myanmar?

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_separator css=”.vc_custom_1592076377183{padding-top: 15px !important;}”][vc_column_text] Is there any Coup detat happening in Myanmar? Tanks appear on city streets as fears of a possible coup continue, The sightings come as the military ramps up its rhetoric over alleged election irregularities.  Reported at Myanmar Now by Chan Thar Armoured vehicles have been sighted in Yangon and other cities around …

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Rohingya Diaspora and Current Situation

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_separator css=”.vc_custom_1592076377183{padding-top: 15px !important;}”][vc_column_text] The need to heed the Rohingya diaspora communities January 22, 2021 Dr Helal Mohiuddin and Dr Kawser Ahmed The second round of relocation of the Rohingyas to Bhashanchar took place on November 29, 2021. Abul Kalam, a Rohingya photographer, was jailed for shooting photos of the Bhashanchar-bound Rohingya caravan. Human rights …

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Advise for the US President-Joe Biden on Rohingya crisis

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_separator css=”.vc_custom_1592076377183{padding-top: 15px !important;}”][vc_column_text] Critical Policy Advice for President-Elect Biden: Leading a Global Response on the Rohingya Crisis January 14, 2021 Daniel Sullivan Introduction As President, Joe Biden has pledged to pursue a foreign policy based on moral values and cooperation, an approach that prioritizes decency and the protection of human rights. This pledge will …

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A few moments with the Nobel laureate, Jody Williams in Winnipeg

A few moments with the Nobel laureate, Jody Williams in Winnipeg

It was an honour and privilege to meet Jodi Williams this afternoon. We chatted about Rohingya Crisis and she was deeply interested to know our research insight

US State Dept Human Rights report is released 2017

In Rakhine State, following the August 25 coordinated attacks by ARSA, security forces, aided in some cases by vigilantes, reportedly committed arbitrary and unlawful killings against Rohingya

The Rohingya Crisis Book Launch 2020 Presentation Summary

The Rohingya Crisis Book Launch 2020 Presentation Summary

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_separator css=”.vc_custom_1592076377183{padding-top: 15px !important;}”][vc_column_text]These slides capture the summary of our book launch presentation and future research agenda (Dr. Kawser’s part) [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]

“When Rohingya Refugees Fled to India, Hate on Facebook Followed”

“When Rohingya Refugees Fled to India, Hate on Facebook Followed”

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_separator css=”.vc_custom_1592076377183{padding-top: 15px !important;}”][vc_column_text]When Rohingya Refugees Fled to India, Hate on Facebook Followed” By Vindu Goel and Shaikh Azizur Rahman/ June 14, 2019 Link: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/06/14/technology/facebook-hate-speech-rohingya-india.html KOLKATA, India — Mohammad Salim, a Rohingya Muslim refugee, thought he had left genocidal violence and Facebook vitriol behind when he fled his native country, Myanmar, in 2013. But lately, …

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ASEAN: Prioritize rights of Rohingya” by Chris Lewa

ASEAN: Prioritize rights of Rohingya” by Chris Lewa

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_separator css=”.vc_custom_1592076377183{padding-top: 15px !important;}”][vc_column_text]“ASEAN: Prioritize rights of Rohingya” by Chris Lewa /Bangkok / Thu, June 13 2019/ 01:02 am Link: https://www.thejakartapost.com/news/2019/06/13/asean-prioritize-rights-rohingya.html As ASEAN prepares for its 34th Summit in Bangkok on June 20 to 23, the heads of member states must keep the Rohingya crisis at the top of their agenda. With the world’s largest …

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GAMBIA, ICJ, AND ROHINGYA GENOCIDE

GAMBIA, ICJ, AND ROHINGYA GENOCIDE

On January 23, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague imposed emergency “provisional measures” on Myanmar regarding its actions against and treatment of the Rohingya minority.

PANEL DISCUSSION AND ‘I AM ROHINGYA’ DOCUMENTARY FILM SCREENING

PANEL DISCUSSION AND ‘I AM ROHINGYA’ DOCUMENTARY FILM SCREENING

A documentary film titled ‘I am Rohingya’ was screened at University of Winnipeg followed by a panel discussion on Rohingya crisis. Menno Simons college sponsored the event.

BANGLADESH PM PRESENTS 4 POINTS ON ROHINGYA CRISIS IN THE UN

BANGLADESH PM PRESENTS 4 POINTS ON ROHINGYA CRISIS IN THE UN

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said she is going to place a four-point proposal at the ongoing United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) to this end.

TWO NEW BOOKS ON ROHINGYA CRISIS

TWO NEW BOOKS ON ROHINGYA CRISIS

Latest release of books on Rohingya Crisis