Canada and the crisis in Myanmar’s Rakhine State

Assistance for Canadians in Bangladesh

Assistance for Canadians in Myanmar

Canada remains deeply concerned by the violence in Rakhine State and the displacement of more than 580,000 people into neighboring Bangladesh.

We have condemned the violent attacks of August 25, attributed to the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army. Canada has also called on the armed forces to exercise restraint and to protect all civilians. We urge the military and civilian authorities in Myanmar to do everything in their power to end the violence now, to allow the delivery of humanitarian assistance and to implement the recommendations of the Kofi Annan-chaired Advisory Commission on Rakhine State.

We remain committed to advancing our core values in the pursuit of democracy, human rights, freedoms, and the rule of law.

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