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Ottawa: Canada will resettle up to 20,000 vulnerable Afghan nationals including female activists and journalists as the Taliban terror group advances in its bid to reclaim control of the war-torn country, Ottawa announced. more
Canadian national Michael Spavor sentenced to 11 years by Chinese court

Moscow: Canadian Michael Spavor, detained by China in late 2018, has been sentenced to 11 years in prison by a Chinese court on spying charges, CBC reported.

Justin Trudeau, Joe Biden discuss arbitrary detention of two Canadians by China

Washington: US President Joe Biden and Canadian PM Justin Trudeau recently interacted over the detention of two Canadian nationals by China.

Canada expresses concern over Xinjiang issue, China receives jolt

The Canadian government has expressed deep concern about the human rights situation in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region.

Canada: UN independent experts call for ‘full-fledged investigations’ into mass grave at indigenous school

New York: Independent UN human rights experts on Friday urged Canadian authorities and the Holy See of the Catholic Church to conduct prompt “full-fledged investigations” into ...

Canadian parliament calls on government to declare China's treatment of Uyghurs genocide

Toronto/Sputnik: Canada’s House of Commons adopted a non-binding motion calling on the Trudeau government to declare the actions of the Chinese authorities against the Uyghurs in Xi ...

Demonstrators protest outside Canadian Embassy in Paris to demand justice for Karima Baloch

Paris: Several protesters assembled outside the Canadian Embassy in Paris and demanded justice for activist Karima Baloch.

Canada asks China to maintain transparency in trial of 12 Hong Kong pro-democracy protestors

Ottawa: The Canadian government on Tuesday voiced its concern on the  judicial procedures performed by China on 12 Hong Kong pro-democracy activists who were detained in Shenzhen in ...

Karim Baloch death: Protests rock several Pakistani cities

Karachi: Protests have taken place in several regions in Balochistan and in Karachi city against the sudden death of activist Karima Baloch in Canada.

Canada's South Asian civil society coalition condemns Karima Baloch's death, demands transparent probe

Toronto:  A coalition of South Asian civil society in Canada has condemned the mysterious death of activist Karima Baloch in her Toronto residence.