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Order Paper Question Q-1046: Administrative segregation

Posted on April 13, 2015 | No Comments

Prof. Cotler recently received a response from the government to his written question about the use of administrative segregation, or solitary confinement, in federal prisons. It […]

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Order Paper Question Q-1045: SIRC Appointments

Posted on April 13, 2015 | No Comments

Prof. Cotler recently received a response from the government to his written question about appointments to the Security Intelligence Review Committee. It is available here in […]

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Order Paper Question Q-1044: Government Assisted Refugees

Posted on April 13, 2015 | No Comments

Prof. Cotler recently received a response from the government to his written question about Government Assisted Refugees. It is available here in English and French.

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How the Liberals will fight terror

Posted on April 10, 2015 | No Comments

(As originally published in the National Post) Wayne Easter and Irwin Cotler, National Post Early in the debate about Bill C-51, the government’s omnibus anti-terror legislation, […]

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Petition: Public Dental Care

Posted on April 2, 2015 | No Comments

Hon. Irwin Cotler (Mount Royal, Lib.): Mr. Speaker, the second petition calls upon the government and the House to examine the possibility of public dental care […]

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Question Period: Unconditional Release of Raif Badawi

Posted on April 2, 2015 | No Comments

Hon. Irwin Cotler (Mount Royal, Lib.): Mr. Speaker, just yesterday, the Minister of Foreign Affairs sought clemency in the Raif Badawi case, but a simple call […]

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HOUSE OF COMMONS UNANIMOUSLY APPROVES MOTION CALLING FOR MAGNITSKY SANCTIONS ON HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATORS

Posted on March 25, 2015 | No Comments

Members of all parties specifically encourage sanctions against Russian officials responsible for detention, torture, death of whistleblower Sergei Magnitsky Ottawa – March 25, 2015 – The […]

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Motion on Sanctions against Human Rights Violators in Magnitsky Case

Posted on March 25, 2015 | No Comments

Today, Mr. Cotler introduced the following motion, which received the unanimous consent of the House: That, in the opinion of the House, Sergei Magnitsky, a Moscow […]

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The great betrayal of South Africa’s moral legacy

Posted on March 19, 2015 | No Comments

(As originally published in The Jerusalem Post) I recently returned from South Africa – a country for which I’ve had a special affinity – and a […]

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Women’s Rights are Human Rights, So Let’s Make a Change

Posted on March 9, 2015 | No Comments

(Originally published on The Huffington Post) Yesterday, March 8, was International Women’s Day. Since being designated by the United Nations in 1975, the day has provided […]

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