Naming a Genocide
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Naming a Genocide
The government declared that ISIS is committing a genocide against Yazidis. Vicky and Supriya look into what that means for Canada's obligations.
June 21, 2016

The government’s declared that ISIS is committing a genocide against the Yazidi people. So what are we doing about it?

Yazidi-Canadian Dalal Abdi talks about her journey to Canada and her family back in Iraq and Turkey.

Liberal MP Nathaniel Erskine-Smith talks about voting against the majority of his party to declare a genocide earlier in the week.

Stephanie Carvin, assistant professor at the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs, tells us how using the word “genocide” affects Canada’s obligations abroad.

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