On International Human Rights Day, 50 civil society organizations urge Harper government to ratify the Optional Protocol to the Convention against Torture.
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by Ontario Federation of Labour: This year, as the global community recognizes December 10 as International Human Rights Day, many Canadians struggle with a vanishing sense of pride in Canada’s once renowned reputation as a leader in human rights. While that reputation has always been contradicted by the lived experiences of Canada’s Aboriginal peoples and . . . → Read More: The Canadian Progressive: Canada’s Human Rights Reputation is Fast Becoming a Myth
by Council of Canadians WHAT: Beginning Monday, the most important legal cases in the history of Canadian elections will be argued before the Federal Court: the applications to contest the outcome of 2011 federal election in six ridings. WHEN: 9:30am, Monday, December 10 (International Human Rights Day). The full federal court hearing of the election . . . → Read More: The Canadian Progressive: May 2011 election fraud legal challenges at Federal Court on Monday