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Press Release: Cotler Tables Petitions Calling for Measures to End the Cruel Practice of Forced Organ Harvesting by China

Posted on February 20, 2015 | No Comments

For immediate release COTLER TABLES PETITIONS CALLING FOR MEASURES TO END THE CRUEL PRACTICE OF FORCED ORGAN HARVESTING BY CHINA Ottawa – February 20, 2015 – […]

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Press Release: Cotler Urges Government to Call for Immediate Release of Raif Badawi

Posted on February 20, 2015 | No Comments

For immediate release COTLER URGES GOVERNMENT TO CALL FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OF RAIF BADAWI Liberal MP criticizes government’s appeal for clemency as “insufficient”, presents petition calling […]

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Statement on the First Anniversary of Leopoldo López’s Imprisonment

Posted on February 18, 2015 | No Comments

Mr. Speaker, one year ago today, Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo López was arrested as part of a crackdown on peaceful protests that left 43 dead, 3,000 […]

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Press Release: Cotler Calls for Release of Venezuelan Opposition Leader Leopoldo López on First Anniversary of His Imprisonment

Posted on February 18, 2015 | No Comments

For immediate release COTLER CALLS FOR RELEASE OF VENEZUELAN OPPOSITION LEADER LEOPOLDO LÓPEZ ON FIRST ANNIVERSARY OF HIS IMPRISONMENT Ottawa – February 19, 2015 – MP […]

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Debate on Bill C-51 (Anti-terrorism Act, 2015)

Posted on February 18, 2015 | No Comments

Hon. Irwin Cotler (Mount Royal, Lib.): Mr. Speaker, I want to commend the member for Papineau for his excellent speech, and specifically for what he said […]

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End impunity for Venezuela’s human rights violators

Posted on February 16, 2015 | No Comments

(As originally published in the Miami Herald) Irwin Cotler and Jared Genser A little over a year ago, Venezuelans took to the streets when student leaders […]

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LIBERALS CALL FOR GREATER DIVERSITY IN JUDICIAL APPOINTMENTS

Posted on February 11, 2015 | No Comments

MPs Irwin Cotler, Liberal Critic for Rights and Freedoms and International Justice, and Sean Casey, Liberal Justice Critic, today issued the following statement: “Canada’s judiciary should […]

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Human Rights in Iran: Marginalized and Sanitized

Posted on February 10, 2015 | No Comments

(As published on The Huffington Post) As P5+1 proceeds, it is important to appreciate that the prevention of a “nuclear breakout” capability is inextricably intertwined with […]

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Press Release: Cotler Urges Government to Call for Release of Venezuelan Opposition Leader Leopoldo López

Posted on February 9, 2015 | No Comments

COTLER URGES GOVERNMENT TO CALL FOR RELEASE OF VENEZUELAN OPPOSITION LEADER LEOPOLDO LÓPEZ Liberal MP calls on Canada to join international condemnation of “erosion of democracy” […]

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COTLER URGES GOVERNMENT TO CALL FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OF RAIF BADAWI

Posted on February 6, 2015 | No Comments

Liberal MP calls government’s appeal for clemency “vague and insufficient” Ottawa – February 6, 2015 – MP Irwin Cotler, Liberal Party critic for rights and freedoms […]

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