Canada: Human rights abuses prevalent among vulnerable groups: Amnesty International Submission to the UN Universal Periodic Review
In this submission, Amnesty International comments on Canada’s implementation of its human rights obligations and on its engagement with Universal Periodic Review principles. Amnesty International notes Canada’s reluctance to ratify international human rights conventions or to adopt binding international standards on corporate accountability. The organization also comments on the human rights situation facing Indigenous Peoples, the rising inequality of women and troubling trends regarding sexual violence against women, arbitrary detention and refoulement of migrants, as well as concerns regarding torture, and excessive methods of policing during protests.
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