Calling for a Public Inquiry on Canada’s transfer of Afghan detainees to torture

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Yesterday, human rights lawyer and BCCLA Board Member Paul Champ stood with coalition members from across the country to present an open letter in the House of Commons calling for the government to launch a Commission of Inquiry into the transfer of … Read More

Canadian human rights organizations: Bill C-51 has passed but serious human rights concerns have not gone away

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When Bill C-51, the Anti-terrorism Act 2015, was tabled in Parliament this spring, Canada’s leading human rights organizations called for the Bill to be withdrawn. Amnesty International, the British Columbia Civil Liberties Association, the Canadian Civil Liberties Association, the Canadian … Read More