Canada: Human rights promises must be backed by action: Amnesty International submission for the UN Universal Periodic Review – 30th session of the UPR Working Group, May 2018

In this submission Amnesty International expresses concerns about Canada’s failure to ratify or support various international human rights instruments, inadequate measures for ensuring human rights protection in the overseas extractive sector and Canadian trade policy, and failure to support the full legal enforcement of economic, social and cultural rights. It also highlights Amnesty International’s concerns about protection of Indigenous Peoples’ rights, gender equality, refugee and migrant rights and human rights issues concerning national and public security.

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