Public Cases & Interventions

Courtesy of RAID
  • Africa,
  • North America

Anvil Mining (D.R. Congo/Canada)

From 1998 to 2010, Anvil Mining Limited, a Canadian corporation, ran a copper and silver mine in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). In October… Read more
  • Latin America & Caribbean

Jorge Sosa Orantes (Guatemala)

In 1982, a special forces unit of the Guatemalan army, known as the Kaibiles, invaded the community of Las Dos Erres and murdered over 200… Read more
  • Africa

Désiré Munyaneza (Rwanda)

In Canada’s first prosecution under the Crimes against Humanity and War Crimes Act, Désiré Munyaneza was convicted in 2009 for his involvement in the Rwandan genocide. Read more
  • North America

Guantánamo Psychologists (U.S.)

In 2009, CCIJ and the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) called on the Canadian government to investigate psychologists who may have been involved in abusive… Read more
  • Asia

Jiang Zemin (China)

In 2004, several Canadian residents originally from China filed a civil case in Toronto seeking to hold Jiang Zemin and other Chinese leaders responsible for… Read more
  • Europe

Dejan Demirovic (Kosovo)

In 1999, while the late Serbian leader Slobodan Milosevic was still in power in Belgrade, Serbian troops, police and paramilitaries launched a campaign to drive… Read more
  • North America

Van Breda/Charron (Canada)

CCIJ frequently intervenes strategically in cases that have the potential to impact our work. On occasion, the cases do not deal directly with torture or… Read more
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