Suu Kyi

Snub Of Canada Led To Scramble

CBC | Posted 06.11.2013 | Canada Politics

Canadian diplomats seemed caught off-guard late last summer when Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung Sang Suu Kyi turned down an invitation to visit Canad...

Canada Looks To Lift Burma Sanctions

CBC | Posted 06.12.2012 | Canada Politics

Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird suggested the government may lift sanctions against Burma because of reforms being made in the countr...

Baird To Make History In Myanmar

CP | Mike Blanchfield, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.05.2012 | Canada Politics

BANGKOK - Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird is planning a landmark visit to Myanmar, a country that has suffered for nearly half a century under the...

Amnesty Marks 50 Years of Advancing Freedom

Craig and Marc Kielburger | Posted 09.14.2011 | Canada
Craig and Marc Kielburger

As near as 15 years ago, says Alex Neve, secretary general of Amnesty International Canada, it would have been "a pie in the sky dream" for Moammar Gadhafi to be indicted by a united front of governments. It's a stark reminder for Canada to "stand on guard" and oppose crimes against humanity.