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Role of the Organization of American States in Canadian Human Rights: Part 2

This is a continuation of an earlier column about the Report on Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women in British Columbia, Canada which was issued in December 2014 by the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (“IACHR”) of the Organization of American States. The Report concludes with a series of recommendations to Canada [emphasis added]: The IACHR […]

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Linda McKay-Panos
Linda McKay-Panos, BEd, JD, LLM, is the Executive Director of the Alberta Civil Liberties Research Centre in Calgary, Alberta.
 

Role of the Organization of American States in Canadian Human Rights

Recently, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights of the Organization of American States (OAS) said that there should be an inquiry in Canada into the country’s missing and murdered indigenous women and girls. The seven-member panel concluded that the disappearances and murders are part of a larger pattern of discrimination. The report said: “addressing violence […]

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Linda McKay-Panos
Linda McKay-Panos, BEd, JD, LLM, is the Executive Director of the Alberta Civil Liberties Research Centre in Calgary, Alberta.
 

Vol 36-5: May/Jun 2012

Full PDF of this issue   Table of Contents Feature: Food for Thought Special Report: International Bodies of Justice Departments Columns   Featured Articles: Food for Thought Food is necessary to sustain life, so perhaps it is not surprising that law plays an important part in issues to do with food. We hope this edition […]

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