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, advocate for policy reform, and serve as a Friend of the Court when matters of international human rights arise.

What’s New

CLAIHR, Al-Haq – Law in the Service of Man, Ayman Oweida and a confidential Palestinian asylum seeker joint letter to Federal Government on Arms Exports to Israel Violating Canadian and International Law 

Check out what CLAIHR has been up to this year! Read our 2023 Annual Report.

Read CLAIHR’s submission to Canada’s Universal Periodic Review at the United Nations for 2023!

Climate Change Litigation in Canada

Join CLAIHR at […]

Corporations as Good Citizens: Can respect for human rights and the environment be good business?

Wednesday April 20, […]

1701, 2024

Why Working to Uphold International Human Rights in Israel and Occupied Palestine is Important to Me

by Karen Segal

Today, CLAIHR has announced the formation of an ad hoc Working Group on […]

305, 2021

THE COVID-19 CRISIS: INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS SHOULD NOT SUPERSEDE THE RIGHT TO HEALTH

Could you patent the sun? – Polio vaccine inventor, Jonas Saulk 

By Harmit Sarai and Karen […]

2304, 2020

Nevsun Resources Ltd. v. Araya: What the Canadian Supreme Court decision means in holding Canadian companies accountable for human rights abuses abroad

By James Yap, CLAIHR President

This post originally appeared on the blog of the Business and […]