Anti-terrorism legislation

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Resolution number: 
32
December 2001
Whereas: 
  1. Violations of human rights are among the causes of refugee flows in the world;
  2. Promotion of human rights is one of the few tools to prevent refugee flows;
  3. Anti-terrorism legislation in several Western countries including Canada compromises the established emergency basis for limiting human rights in international human rights law;
Therefore be it resolved: 

That the CCR oppose the anti-terrorism legislationC-36 and C-42 because of the negative effects that it has had and will have on refugees and immigrants.

Working Group: 
Inland Protection