- April 11, 2014
- Comments Off on Devaluation of Persons with Disabilities Most Evident: The Case of Emergency Preparedness
Toronto, ON, April 11, 2014 – I once heard Catherine Frazee speak at OISE about the ways Ontario’s emergency measures planning is based on an assumption that persons with disabilities are expendable.
The maritime code traditionally held that when grabbing life jackets or boarding life boats it was to be “women and children first.” » Read the rest
- December 13, 2007
- David Baker
- Comments Off on Open letter from Amnesty International Canada cites Benamar Benatta and Shahid Mahmood
In an open letter released today Amnesty International Canada cited the cases of two Bakerlaw clients – Benamar Benatta and Shahid Mahmood – as examples of why the Arar Commission recommendations must be implemented by the Canadian government.
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“Benamar Benatta was summarily and almost certainly unlawfully handed over to US officials, six days after making a refugee claim in Canada on September 5, 2001.