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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

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

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

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

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

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

(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

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

(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

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

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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