In March the Immigration & Refugee Board of Canada postponed all in-person hearings for asylum claims until at least April. On March 20, the government announced it would close its borders to asylum seekers from other countries.
Author: Gaynor Kuye
As the coronavirus pandemic brings the global economy to a halt, the world’s most vulnerable countries are suffering intensifying harm, and businesses faced with the disappearance of sales are laying off workers.
From December 2019, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees organized the first Global Refugee Forum. The Forum came exactly a year after the U.N. General Assembly affirmed the Global Compact on Refugees.
The Home Secretary’s role in approving police use of less lethal weapons has been strengthened, in the first change to the firearms code for 17 years. The new code brings greater clarity to the process of approving use of less lethal weapons.
Police watchdog, The Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC), named him as Jason Lennon as it launched an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the 37-year-old’s death.
It has been over seven years since an unarmed Anthony Grainger was shot dead by a police officer. Now his partner, Gail Hadfield-Grainger is calling for police officers involved in his death to face corporate manslaughter charges
The Rev. Joy Powell says she was “raped, railroaded and bamboozled” by police. Her crime? Being a poor Black woman who faced off against the police – protesting their violent brutality against Black people in Rochester, N.Y.C.
The family of an Aboriginal woman who died in custody in Perth last week say she was mistakenly arrested by police who did not check her identity before restraining her in her mother’s house, hours before she lost consciousness.