Last night, CBC reported that the most recent revelations from Glen Greenwald and Edward Snowden allege that Canada allowed the US National Security Agency (NSA) to conduct ‘spying activities’ on Canadian soil during the 2010 G20 meetings. These allegations are seriously concerning to the CCLA. If the Communications Security Establishment Canada (CSEC) authorized the [...]
CCLA has just heard this morning that two Canadians detained without charge in Egypt since mid-August have been released, and are awaiting their return to Canada.
Dr. Tarek Loubani and filmmaker John Greyson have been held in an Egyptian prison since they were arrested while assisting wounded demonstrators in mid-August, on a short-stop over in Cairo [...]
Canadians Tarek Loubani and John Greyson are being detained in Egypt. (Photo originally published by The Globe and Mail.)
CCLA is very concerned about reports that Canadians Tarek Loubani and John Greyson were arrested in Cairo last Friday, August 16th, 2013, and reportedly are being detained in an Egyptian prison. CCLA was contacted on Saturday, August, [...]
Dear Friends of CCLA,
After the extraordinary tenure of Nathalie DesRosiers as Executive Director and General Counsel, we are now looking for an individual to lead our organization forward. To read the job description for the full-time position of Executive Director and General Counsel, please click here. We look forward to hearing from you!
CCLA Staff [...]
Today the Supreme Court of Canada released its judgment in Ezokola v Canada, available here http://scc.lexum.org/decisia-scc-csc/scc-csc/scc-csc/en/item/13184/index.do The decision is a victory for refugee protection and international criminal responsibility as well as for Canadian principles of asylum, criminal law, and fundamental justice.
CCLA applauds the decision for correctly recognizing, as CCLA argued in its intervention, that any decision [...]