It is urgent that we find out exactly why Canada is failing to strictly adhere to national and international obligations in relation to war crimes.
The U.S. failure to pursue accountability for key participants its torture program undermines the global struggle against impunity for torture. Canada’s failure to examine its actions in Afghanistan similarly undermines the effort to end torture. Canadians must continue to demand made-in-Canada accountability for the immoral and unconscionable acts committed in our name.
When will the Justin Trudeau Liberals start living up to their international legal responsibilities?
The Rideau Institute and the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives have released a report calling for a transparent and impartial judicial commission of inquiry into the actions of Canadian officials relating to Afghan detainees.