Kenney vs. Amnesty International

Immigration minister and rights group at war over war crimes suspects

Immigration minister Jason Kenney and Amnesty International have gone head to head over the release of names and photos of suspected war criminals facing deportation from Canada. The human rights organization wrote an open letter to the government about thirty people wanted for deportation, saying the list doesn’t live up to Canada’s human rights and international justice obligations. Seven of the people on the list have been arrested. Kenney posted a letter in response on his website that said the people on the list have already received due process, and that the rights group is “squandering the moral authority” of campaigns that oppose brutal regimes.

Toronto Sun



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