Editorial: A call to action
In his report on the crisis in Myanmar, Canada’s special envoy to the region fell short of labelling Rohingya persecution a genocide. But that detail should not stop Canada from acting as if it is one.
No matter what you call it, the international community has a moral obligation to ratchet up the pressure on the Myanmar government to respect the dignity of all its minorities and to bring to justice those responsible for the many atrocities inflicted on the Rohingya people.
So we commend Bob Rae’s call for Canada to lead an international push to stop the persecution, care for the