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
September 23, 2013
Sosa Orantes' U.S. trial starts tomorrow
Canadian suspected in Dos Erres massacre is charged with fraud, not war crimes
September 5, 2013
U.S. psychologist accused in interrogations won't be punished
CCIJ sought to hold Larry James accountable in Canada (see CCIJ's case page).
July 22, 2013
Court rules HudBay case can go to trial
Canadian mining company could be held liable for abuses in Guatemala.
July 19, 2013
Supreme Court issues judgment in Ezokola
Court says international criminal law must be followed in refugee exclusion cases.
July 5, 2013
Mungwarere verdict: not guilty
Judge concluded Crown hadn't proven case beyond reasonable doubt.
July 4, 2013
Mungwarere: Judgment in genocide trial tomorrow
Ottawa judge will announce the verdict July 5 at 10:00am.
May 23, 2013
Stay up to date on the Rios Montt genocide case
A Guatemalan court annulled the genocide conviction but the case isn't over.
May 10, 2013
Rios Montt guilty of genocide and crimes against humanity
Guatemalan court sentences former dictator to 80 years, co-defendant acquitted.
April 17, 2013
U.S. Supreme Court limits human rights lawsuits
Court says Alien Tort Statute presumed not to apply to abuses overseas.
March 7, 2013
Supreme Court of Canada to hear Zahra Kazemi case
Court will decide whether immunity should be given to foreign governments in torture cases.
February 19, 2013
Former ICC President to Lend His Name to CCIJ’s Training Institute
The Philippe Kirsch Institute will launch this year