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Canadian Centre for International Justice

The Canadian Centre for International Justice/Centre canadien pour la justice internationale is a charitable organization that works with survivors of genocide, torture and other atrocities to seek redress and bring perpetrators to justice.

If you would like information or support in relation to your own experiences, if you have information about a potential perpetrator in Canada, or if you would like to get involved with the CCIJ, we encourage you to contact us at


CCIJ CPD course

Stay tuned for upcoming coursesand watch for our series of on-line webinars.

Read CCIJ's document for survivors

Justice for Human Rights Abuses:
How Can the CCIJ Help You?


CCIJ Special Projects

CCIJ is a Canadian partner in the Legal Tools Project, which provides users around the world with access to a comprehensive database of information related to international criminal law and justice.

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Latest News

April 7, 2014
CCIJ accepting articling applications, 2015-16
CCIJ will be offering one articling position in Ottawa, applications due May 20.

March 18, 2014
Supreme Court hears Kazemi case
CCIJ argues that individual officials should not be shielded from accountability for their personal involvement in torture

February 10, 2014
Sosa Orantes sentenced to 10 years
Canadian convicted in US court of lying about role in Dos Erres massacre receives maximum sentence, US citizenship revoked

February 10, 2014
CCIJ and others call for rejection of Spanish bill
Proposed legislation would restrict Spain's ability to prosecute crimes against humanity and genocide.

December 30, 2013
CCIJ responds to Canada on Bush CAT complaint
Canadian admission that RCMP never launched investigation of George Bush for torture shows violation of international obligations

November 13, 2013
Canadian torture survivor files complaint against Sri Lanka with UN Human Rights Committee
Complaint coincides with Commonwealth meeting in Sri Lanka boycotted by Prime Minister Harper

October 29, 2013
Ahead of Cheney visit, Canada responds to Bush CAT complaint
Canada admits RCMP never launched investigation of George Bush for torture

October 1, 2013
Sosa Orantes found guilty
Canadian convicted in US court of lying about role in Dos Erres massacre

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