"... The United States' policies and practices do not meet the conditions set down for authorizing Canada to enter into a STCA," Phelan wrote in his 126-page decision.
"The U.S. does not meet the Refugee Convention requirements nor the [UN] Convention Against Torture prohibition (the Maher Arar case being one example). Further, the STCA does not comply with the relevant provisions of the Charter."
Friday, December 14, 2007
Canada Holds US Violating Convention Against Torture, Will Accept Refugees, Asylees
Federal court strikes down refugee agreement
Posted by Sidra at 10:39