International day of survivors of torture

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Resolution number: 
18
May 1998
Whereas: 
  1. The scourge of torture continues throughout the world;
  2. There is an urgent need to raise public awareness in Canada about torture;
  3. The UN General Assembly has proclaimed June 26, 1998 as the International Day in support of Victims of Torture;
Therefore be it resolved: 

That the CCR call upon the government of Canada to endorse the UN decision by declaring June 26 as the Canadian Day in support of survivors of torture.

Working Group: 
Inland Protection