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International, Politics

Canada remembers Romani genocide during WWII

Canada paid tribute on Sunday to more than 500,000 victims of the Romani genocide perpetrated by the Nazis and their collaborators in Europe during the Second World War. Aug. 2 marks one of the most tragic mass murders committed against »

International, Politics

Canada and Netherlands support Gambia’s genocide case against Myanmar

Canada and the Netherlands will explore “all options” to support and assist Gambia in its application before the International Court of Justice (ICJ) against Myanmar for the alleged genocide against the Rohingya Muslim minority, officials with Global Affairs Canada said »

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Your hosts, Terry and Marc Canada welcomes genocide lawsuit against Myanmar, says Freeland Gambia has launched a lawsuit against Myanmar (formerly Burma) claiming that state has committed genocide against their Rohingya minority. In Canada, a unanimous vote in the House »

International, Politics

Canada welcomes genocide lawsuit against Myanmar, says Freeland

Canada welcomes Gambia’s submission of an application to launch proceedings against Myanmar in the International Court of Justice in The Hague for alleged violations of the Genocide Convention, Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland said Monday. Gambia, acting on behalf of »

International

Canada marks Romani genocide during WWII

The federal government is marking the genocide of more than 500,000 Romani murdered and persecuted by the Nazis and their collaborators in Europe during the Second World War. Aug. 2 marks one of the most tragic mass murders committed against »

Indigenous, Politics

Trudeau accepts the finding of genocide in deaths and disappearances of Indigenous women and girls

The Liberal government accepts the finding of a national commission of inquiry that the murders and disappearances of Indigenous women and girls across Canada in recent decades amount to an act of “genocide,” Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Tuesday. But Trudeau also urged »

International, Politics

Canadian parliament votes unanimously to recognize Rohingya genocide

Canada’s parliament unanimously adopted a motion Thursday recognizing the brutal crackdown against the Rohingya Muslim minority in Myanmar as an act of genocide. The motion introduced in the House of Commons by Liberal MP Andrew Leslie, the parliamentary secretary to »

International, Politics

‘Butcher of Bosnia’ Mladic sentenced to life for genocide and atrocities

Former Bosnian Serb commander Ratko Mladic, whose forces rained shells and snipers’ bullets on besieged Sarajevo and carried out the worst massacre in Europe since World War II in Srebrenica, was convicted Wednesday and sentenced to life in prison for »

Immigration & Refugees, International, Politics

Ottawa will have to think outside the box to bring Yazidi refugees: Conservative MP

The Liberal government will have to break through bureaucratic barriers and think outside the box to come up with a plan to bring Yazidi genocide survivors to Canada, says an opposition member of Parliament. Three weeks after the House of »

International, Politics, Society

Genocide like Rwanda’s happening in Syria: Dallaire

Retired Canadian general Romeo Dallaire says genocide on the scale of that in Rwanda is happening right now in Syria. Dallaire led the failed United Nations peacekeeping mission in Rwanda in 1994. Since then he has written books and campaigned »