Rohingya capacity building in refugee camps: collected, edited, and published/broadcasted 100s of community-issues-awareness videos and articles produced and written by Rohingya inside the refugee camps and villages.
Rohingya collaboration with international civil societies: participated and presented at 100+ local and international civil society events, conferences, seminars and speaker sessions to raise awareness of the plight of Rohingya.
Rohingya content in pedagogy: contributed to the creation of Rohingya content in pedagogical tools for use in local curriculums; also gave guest lectures at high school, colleges and universities to bring insight into the plight of the Rohingya.
Rohingya media participation: Provided 100+ interviews and published Op Eds / letters to editors in both Canadian and international media to raise awareness of numerous Rohingya human rights issues: from justice & accountability to humanitarian funding requirements to need for access to education.
Rohingya exhibits at major Canadian museums: Led community engagements in 3 major Canadian museums including the Museum for Human Rights, the Montreal Holocaust Museum and le Museé National de Beaux Arts de Québec.
Revocation of Suu Kyi's honorary citizenship: Petitioned for the revocation of honorary Canadian citizenship of Aung San Suu Kyi, gathering nearly 100,000 signatures before presenting it to the Parliament for unanimous support.
Rohingya genocide declaration by Canada: Instrumental in pushing for the declaration of genocide by the Canadian Parliament. Met with nearly 50+ Parliamentarians from all political parties to push for the declaration.
Rohingya presentation at the Canadian Parliament: Led Rohingya delegations to present at the Canadian House of Commons Subcommittee on International Human Rights and the Canadian Senate Human Rights Committee.
Rohingya Genocide Day events: Coordinated concurrent peaceful rallies in 10 different chapters across Canada to commemorate Rohingya Genocide Remembrance Day events which were captured by news outlets across the country.
Jan 2024: interviewed by CBC Ottawa on fire in the refugee camps, initiated new scholarship programs in Sittwe IDP, Buthi and Maungdaw, coord pilot project on documentation, set up Whatsapp and Tiktok
Dec 2023 highlights: met with stakeholders in NYC/NJ; finalized article for Jersey Law Commission - wrote sections on Roma peoples in Ukraine, project updates on human rights mapping
Nov 2023 highlights: spoke at FRC's solidarity with Palestine event; met with Malaysian ambassador to Canada; Uwazi meeting; Rohingya Mapping proposal; Contras Bangladesh speaker event organized
Oct 2023 highlights: Attended conference in Bangkok; visited site of new project in Johor Bahru; visited team at refugee camps in Cox’s Bazar; drafted proposal for documentation of exterminated villages
Sep 2023 highlights: Presented as keynote speaker at workshop on Victim Centered Approaches to Documentation; drafted paper on International Response to Conflict in Myanmar vs that in Ukraine;
Aug 2023 highlights: organized 25 Aug events at camps; drafted an Op Ed, got published in Ottawa Citizen; participated in international Rohingya conference; gave interview at CBC Ottawa; Facebook reaches 20k
Jul 2023 highlights: presented at AFAR (persecuted ethnic minority in Ethiopia) National Congress; sent out an update on GIS work; HRW podcast pre-interview; made major website updates
June 2023 highlights: compiled edited articles into mailchimp newsletter, sent Rohingya Writers newsletter, sent updates on work on the grounds, finalized finance reports
May 2023 highlights: met with staff at Toronto Holocaust Museum; acknowledged donor contributions; endorsed letter supporting human rights in India; revised Uwazi and followed up on rohingyamaps.com
Apr 2023 highlights: updated websites on dev projects at camps & villages, prepared master budget plan and beneficiaries estimates for 2023, Fundraised online and in-person for projects at camps
Mar 2023 highlights: planned social engagement campaign with coalition for genocide awareness month, sent out Rohingya Writers newsletter, met with staff of Canadian Museum for Human Rights
Feb 2023 highlights: Facebook followership surpassed 10,000 followers, finalized 2022 annual report, finalized donor reports of all activities in the camps & villages
Jan 2023 highlights: completed 6 villages on rohingya.uwazi.io, worked on 2022 annual report of all activities in the refugee camps & villages, became a member of Asia Pacific Refugee Rights Network
Dec 2022 highlights: completed year end transactions on the charity, revised Rohingya Geographic Information Systems (GIS) plan of action, created Uwazi database structure, populated rohingya.uwazi.io
Nov 2022 highlights: met with Azeri community, met with grand donor, sent out updates on activism work, sent out updates on humanitarian work, transferred funds for anticipated year end of programs at camps
Oct 2022 highlights: Visited Aceh villages Bieuren and Langsa where refugees arrive, organized Congress of Nations and States conference in Belfast, moderated panel at Queens University Belfast.
Sep 2022 highlights: interviewed at WNYC, published at Winnipeg Free Press, completed charity taxes, presented at Asia Justice and Rights conference in Jakarta Indonesia
Aug 2022 highlights: Got published in Ottawa Citizen, presented at BTF event Back to School to advocate for Rohingya educa, made major updates to website, Revenue Canada report submitted, interviewed by CBC
Jul 2022 highlights: Finalized plan of action for camps projects starting Sep, met with grand donors for projects at camps, finalized finance reports for Revenue Canada, met with CMHR, drafted Aug 25 Op Ed
Jun 2022 highlights: Visited transitional justice working group in South Korea to discuss plan of action on rohingyamaps, obtained copies of publishing What Can Go Wrong
May 2022 highlights: Presented on rohingyamaps at UOttawa event on geographic information systems, readjusted plan of action for camps projects with respect to shortage of funds raised in Ramadan
Apr 2022 highlights: Ramadan fundraising for EP2, updated online platforms for fundraising, finalized classroom report for Norway, formulated social media strategy
Mar 2022 highlights: interviewed at CBC Ottawa, presented at McMaster UNICEF event, drafted new plan of action for camps projecs, met with Azeri community, Asian refugee org, grants awarding org
Feb 2022 highlights: maps meetings, constitution meetings, genocide month prep meetings, panel post ICJ news, thank you messages to donors, CSJ completed, CSJ report
Jan 2022 highlights: Began English training course for teachers through partner org, Rohingya constitution meeting, grand donor meeting, interview with Asian refugee org, rework on EP2 website
Dec 2021 highlights: Worked with 4 employees funded by Canada Summer Jobs, worked on newsletters, worked on articles, worked on website updates, recalculated budget for camps, produced year end reports
Nov 2021 highlights: Worked with 4 employees funded by Canada Summer Jobs, worked on newsletters, worked on articles, worked on website updates, meetings on widening scope of charity work
Oct 2021 highlights: Worked with 4 employees funded by Canada Summer Jobs, worked on newsletters, worked on articles, worked on website updates, worked on pedagogy tools, meetings with FRC et ARNO
Sep 2021 highlights: Worked with 4 employees funded by Canada Summer Jobs, worked on newsletters, worked on articles, worked on website updates, worked on resolving banking glitches
Aug 2021 highlights: Obtained funding for Canada Summer Jobs, began working with 4 employed under Canada Summer Jobs funding, maps project meetings, presented at FRC & BTF events on commemoration
July 2021 highlights: Interviewed interns for Canada Summer Jobs, complied info for legal education project, discussed during pedagogical tools meeting, received an exclusive donor funding
June 2021 highlights: Gave an interview at Arab TV, guest lectured at a Windsor school, discussion with camps on projects situation, completed financial papers, filed Revenue Canada charities return
May 2021 highlights: Met with a Senator's staff, initiated Ramadan fundraising campaigns, wrote concept notes for donors, updated donor reports and infolets, gave interview to UVienna student for thesis paper
Apr 2021 highlights: last 4 month campaign SUCCESS - Canada renewed funding for Rohingya! Podcast with UofT professor, letter to UN on deportation in Jammu, presented at KCC event, presented at Genocide Fou
Mar 2021 highlights: Met with 3 Members of Parliament, guest lectured at high school in Brossard and high school in Windsor, presented at Asia Center, produced video clip for Genocide Commemoration Month
Feb 2021 highlights: Drafted open letter with Montreal City Councilor, published, interviewed by Toronto Star and Metro Montreal. Met with 4 Members of Parliament. Produced clip for Montreal Holocaust Museum
Jan 2021 highlights: Met with several MPs, interviewed and wrote for Sudostasien, wrote Rights Con article section, created videos on projects at the camps, updated all financial reports
Dec 2020 highlights: Met with Parl Secreataries, also met with the Minister of Int. Development, conducted virtual press conference on Human Rights Day, presented at a USC Shoah and Mgrublian Center event
Nov 2020 highlights: Attended the Rohingya National Forum, Promoted Lessons Never Learned and Kyal Yi Lin Six's film, presented at JWW with USC Shoah, issued statement during Holodomor
Oct 2020 highlights: Met with Parl Sec to DoJ, gave podcast interviews, presented at the Asia Center's 5th Annual Conference, endorsed numerous letters
Sep 2020 highlights: Met with full delegation of GAC members working on Myanmar; interviewed with CTV's Jill Macyshon, and with OMNI TV, connected with UN's IIMM
Aug 2020 highlights: Presented at commemoration event with Maung Zarni and 47 activists from 6 continents, Presented at commemoration event with U Shwe Maung, Op Ed published by Fareed
Jul 2020 highlights: Presented at Rights Con on utilizing technology to map mass atrocities, formed alliances with local nnot for profits and charities + more
Jun 2020 highlights: launched Rohingya Writers, a newsletter and webpage that will publish writings from Rohingya writers and activists from inside the refugee camps, villages and diaspora + more
May 2020 highlights: produced interactive content to fundraise for schools and vocational training programs at refugee camps and villages; produced year end report for donors of schools and training programs + more
Apr 2020 highlights: introduced new volunteer members including an internship student into the network; solicited civil societies support for international action in face of COVID-19 risk at the camps + more
Mar 2020 highlights: visited Auschwitz through Free Rohingya Coalition; collaborated with NCC to produce an academic journal article post ICJ; evaluated applications of internship for RHRN + more
Feb 2020 highlights: solicited funding from new donors for projects at the camps; created prelimiary proposal for Rohingya National Repository; followed up with 30+ organizations for screening of Exiled + more
Jan 2020 highlights: organized a delegation of doctors to visit education programs at refugee camps and initiate a 2 new vocational training programs in 2020; inaugurated the opening of Rohingya exhibit at the Musee national des beaxu arts de Quebec + more
Dec 2019 highlights: organized meetings with key donors for schools and vocational training at refugee camps and villages; attended preliminary hearings at the International Court of Justice; solicited screening of film Exiled from 30 organizations across Canada + more
Nov 2019 highlights: prepared and published official responses to new developments at the International Court of Justice; attended the Rohingya Youth Conference organized by BROUK + more
Oct 2019 highlights: organized and produced educational materials on the history of Rohingya to be presented at an Islamic history exhibit in Toronto; reorganized financial reporting structure for projects at refugee camps and villages + more
Sep 2019 highlights: revised budget estimate for schools and vocational training programs at refugee camps and villages; wrote letters to party leaders in anticipation of Canadian national election of 2019 + more
Aug 2019 highlights: massive campaign to organize peaceful concurrent rallies and banner signing in 10 different cities across Canada to commemmorate the 2 year anniversary of 2017 massacre of the Rohingya and to invoke the genocide convention + more
Jul 2019 highlights: organized visits of dignitaries to the Rohingya exhibit at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights, prepared funding proposals for vocational training programs at the refugee camps + more
Jun 2019 highlights: prepared tax receipts and comprehensive annual reports for donors of our schools and vocational training programs; met with Foreign Affairs staff and special envoy + more
May 2019 highlights: massive online and door to door campaign to fundraise for our schools and vocational training programs at the refugee camps and villages; met with All Party Group for the Prevention of Genocide to release a letter asking the governmnet to invoke the genocide convention + more
Apr 2019 highlights: invited other municipalities across Canada to come on board with Montreal to request the federal government to invoke the genocide convention; organized Rohingya participation in provincial government's motion on genocide awareness and education + more
Mar 2019 highlights: obtained copies of the National Verification Card for the exhibit at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights; wrote the motion for Montreal City and other municipalities to demand the federal government to invoke the genocide convention on Myanmar + more
Feb 2019 highlights: formed collaboration with donors for schools and vocational training projects at the refugee camps; organized participation of Rohingya community in the creation of a new exhibit destined for Musée National des Beaux Arts du Quebec + more
Jan 2019 highlights: renewed demands to the Canadian government for concrete action on the Rohingya file in 2019; solicited funds for projects at the refugee camps; setup online crowdfunding for schools at the camps + more
Dec 2018 highlights: organized Parliamentary press conference on the International Human Rights Day; met with Bloc Quebecois members of Parliament who brought the motion to revoke Suu Kyi's citizenship + more
Nov 2018 highlights: organized meetings with Global Affairs Canada, Amnesty International, Refugee Hub, etc.; organized a delegation of Rohingya to present at the House of Commons and the Senate + more
Oct 2018 highlights: participated in events organized by Association Burundaise du Canada; translated 71,500 words of interviews conducted by the Canadian Museum for Human Rights + more
Sep 2018 highlights: organized the attendance of Razia Sultana at Women Foreign Minister's Meeting; solicited signatures from academics, prominent lawyers, and think tanks on an open letter to Prime Minister to recognize Rohingya genocide + more
Aug 2018 highlights: set up a massive wide scale campaign to organize peaceful concurrent rallies in 10 different cities across Canada to commemmorate the 1 year anniversary of 2017 massacre of the Rohingya + more
Jul 2018 highlights: organized 2 weeks of interviews with Rohingya genocide survivors living in Kitchener, Quebec City, Winnipeg and Vancouver for the Canadian Museum for Human Rights + more
Jun 2018 highlights: organized the formation of new chapter in New Brunswick, connected with Karen Community of Canada in new collaborations, contributed to virtual exhibit on genocide at the Montreal Holocaust Museum + more
May 2018 highlights: met with Canadian Ambassador to Myanmar, attended International Humanitarian Law course at UOttawa, connected with Kachin Alliance, organized day of lobbying with a delegation of doctors from Toronto + more
Apr 2018 highlights: organized participation of Ottawa chapter in Tutsi Rwandan community's commemmoration events, cooperated with local NGOs for fundraising for projects at refugee camps + more
Mar 2018 highlights: organized cross Canada Rohingya community engagement with the Canadian Museum for Human Rights for the production of a new exhibit, initiated new vocational training porgrams at the camps + more
Feb 2018 highlights: organized meetings with Global Affairs, organized meetings with parliamentarians from All Party Group for Prevention of Genocide; initiated websites for RHRN and Rohingya Children's Projects + more
Jan 2018 highlights: organized detailed in-depth interviews done with 100+ survivors from 4 different townships: Maugdaw, Buthidaung, Rathedaung and Akyab, lobbied against repatriation + more
Dec 2017 highlights: organized parliamentary press conference on Human Rights Day, connected with multiple civil societies to invoke Magnitsky Act on Myanmar's generals, organized 1 month visit to the camps + more
Nov 2017 highlights: organized chapter meetings with parliamentarians in constituencies across Canada, organized day of lobbying in Ottawa, wrote petition and solicited signatures for the revocation of honorary citizenship of Suu Kyi + more
Oct 2017 highlights: organized first set of concurrent peaceful protests across Canada; organized a Parliamentary press conference on the petition to invoke genocide convention on Myanmar + more
Sep 2017 highlights: formation of the network through 8 different chapters across Canada and in refugee camps in Bangladesh, initiated and facilitated connections between chapters' organizing members + more
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