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Canada Anticipated Getting Grilled By UN: Memos

CP | Jim Bronskill, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.12.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Canada fully expected the intense grilling it got from a United Nations committee earlier this year about its international obligations to sh...

Is Canada Really Against Torture?

Renu Mandhane | Posted 07.22.2012 | Canada
Renu Mandhane

The story of Ashley Smith's in-custody death in 2007 was so shocking that it touched many Canadians unaccustomed to empathy for prisoners. Our report, produced by the International Human Rights Program at the Faculty is shocking because it details how women a lot like Ashley continue to be treated in a manner that breaches their human rights.