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Khadr v. Canada (Minister of Justice)

This decision of the Supreme Court of Canada confirmed that the Charter binds Canadian officials when operating abroad, where Canada would also be acting in contravention of its obligations under international human rights law. The BCCLA intervened in the case and submitted that by gathering evidence from Mr. Khadr and sharing it with American military authorities, Canada’s complicity in the proceedings violated Mr. Khadr’s Charter rights to life, liberty and security of the person.


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