Canadian Lawyers for International Human Rights (CLAIHR) is a charity that has been promoting international human rights from a uniquely Canadian perspective since 1992.  We host events and serve as a Friend of the Court when matters of international human rights arise.

Canadian Responses to the Syrian Refugee Crisis: Reflecting on the 1st Year

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April 29, 2016: Join CLAIHR For an Evening of Theatre and Discussion

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Access to Abortion:
An International Human Rights Perspective on Canadian Law

January 10th, 2018|Comments Off on Access to Abortion:
An International Human Rights Perspective on Canadian Law

By Isabel Dávila, J.D. candidate, Osgoode Hall Law School

Canadian abortion policy historically derives both from case law […]

Investor-State Dispute Settlement: Human Rights vs. Corporate Profits

January 3rd, 2018|Comments Off on Investor-State Dispute Settlement: Human Rights vs. Corporate Profits

By Cassandra Knapman, J.D. candidate, University of Western Ontario

In late 2016, long-running negotiations on the EU-Canada […]

The Omar Khadr Controversy:
Child Soldiers in Canadian and International Law

December 15th, 2017|Comments Off on The Omar Khadr Controversy:
Child Soldiers in Canadian and International Law

 

By Madeline Torrie, J.D. candidate, University of Toronto Faculty of Law

One of the biggest controversies […]