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Citizenship and Immigration committee  , and that conflict is still continuing today. Since the beginning of this year we've also looked at a huge spike in conflict and internal displacement in Ethiopia, so it's true that these large-scale violent crises are driving some of the highest levels of displacement. When it comes to Myanmar

October 4th, 2018Committee meeting

Alexandra Bilak

Information & Ethics committee  -regulation is also an important thing to address here. For your example with Myanmar and how Facebook caused a lot of fake news and misinformation to spread, leading to violence and death, I think that's a real, serious problem. Like you said, we have these companies that operate globally

October 2nd, 2018Committee meeting

Samantha Bradshaw

Foreign Affairs   will deploy an air task force to the United Nations Mission in Mali; it is really doing a great job. Regarding Myanmar, we have responded to the crisis by providing more than $300 million. We have made other exemplary accomplishments to ensure that those responsible are—

October 5th, 2018House debate

Andrew LeslieLiberal

Citizenship and Immigration committee  While they're doing some of that, do you think it would be appropriate to use the Magnitsky act to sanction some of these individuals in Myanmar who are responsible for some of these crimes?

October 4th, 2018Committee meeting

Larry MaguireConservative

Citizenship and Immigration committee  I'm not familiar with that and I wouldn't really wish to comment too much on the political situation in Myanmar and what is required in terms of diplomatic efforts or sanctions to be levelled against the government there.

October 4th, 2018Committee meeting

Alexandra Bilak

Citizenship and Immigration committee   for protecting and assisting them. But for many IDPs in countries like Syria and Myanmar, it's in fact their own government that is responsible for their predicament in the first place. In other cases, national and local governments lack the capacity to respond effectively. In theory

October 2nd, 2018Committee meeting

Megan Bradley

Subcommittee on International Human Rights committee   and the Middle East, and to the southern part of Europe and Africa. There are four land lines, land corridors, as they are called, and also the Maritime Silk Road. The Maritime Silk Road connects two points. One is Myanmar, stretching to the south. The second one connects to the Maritime

October 2nd, 2018Committee meeting

Mehmet Tohti

Subcommittee on International Human Rights committee  Tell me more about your understanding of or your perspective on China's role in Myanmar with the Rohingya.

October 2nd, 2018Committee meeting

Cheryl HardcastleNDP

Subcommittee on International Human Rights committee   or the Indian Ocean. For that reason, the Chinese government arranged that genocide in Myanmar, working with Aung San Suu Kyi. Secondly, the Chinese government has put nearly $62 billion into the Pakistani port of Gwadar. This fishery port was abandoned. No one used it. China put in $62

October 2nd, 2018Committee meeting

Mehmet Tohti

Subcommittee on International Human Rights committee  . On the south, in red, is Myanmar. That's the reason the Rohingya genocide is taking place: for China's benefit, to access the Indian Ocean by passing through the Malacca strait. If this is the grand strategy or a Marshall Plan of China, we should have something to say on on the Chinese

October 2nd, 2018Committee meeting

Mehmet Tohti

Information & Ethics committee  . As far as they can tell, everything's fine. As soon as I heard that, I thought, “Wow, thank God we have Facebook on the case. There's nothing to worry about here.” When we had Facebook here, we were asking about the mass murders that happened in Myanmar. It's not the responsibility

October 2nd, 2018Committee meeting

Charlie AngusNDP

Citizenship and Immigration committee   in refugees ever witnessed in a single year. It shows the magnitude of the problem. To look at the root causes, let me look at the five largest countries producing refugees: Syria, Afghanistan, South Sudan, Myanmar and Somalia. What they certainly have in common is that they are all

September 27th, 2018Committee meeting

Jean-Nicolas Beuze

Situation of the Rohingya People  Mr. Speaker, there have been discussions among the parties, and if you seek it I think you will find unanimous consent for the following motion: That the House: (a) endorse the findings of the UN Fact Finding Mission on Myanmar that crimes against humanity have been

September 20th, 2018House debate

Andrew LeslieLiberal

Foreign Affairs  Mr. Speaker, last Thursday, the House endorsed the findings of the UN mission that military authorities in Myanmar committed a genocide against the Rohingya, a crime that falls under the jurisdiction of the International Criminal Court. This all unfolded under the watchful eye

September 27th, 2018House debate

Gabriel Ste-MarieBloc

National Defence committee  I have only 30 seconds left. I'm also very concerned about what's happening in Myanmar and the impacts. I'm well read on the responsibility to protect. How can we re-engage the world into this commitment to the responsibility to protect for that region? What's missing now?

September 27th, 2018Committee meeting

Julie Dzerowicz