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Canadian court must reject government’s application to stay the Safe Third Country Agreement ruling

October 20, 2020 – On Friday 23 October 2020, the Federal Court of Appeal will hear arguments on the Canadian government’s request to stay the decision finding that Canada is violating the rights of refugee claimants it returns to the U.S. under the Safe ThirdCountry Agreement. The July Federal Court decision is otherwise due to […]

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Federal Court of Canada decision confirms that sending refugee claimants back to the U.S. breaks Canadian law

July 22, 2020 – The Canadian Council for Refugees (CCR), Amnesty International (AI) and The Canadian Council of Churches (CCC) welcomed today’s Federal Court of Canada ruling that sending refugee claimants back to the US under the Safe Third Country Agreement violates the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. “We asked the Court to look […]