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Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Human Rights

First Session, Forty-second Parliament, 2015-16

Chair: The Honourable JIM MUNSON

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Issue No. 4

Third meeting:

Issues relating to human rights and, inter alia, to review the machinery of government dealing with Canada's international and national human rights obligations


Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Foundation for Defense of Democracies:

Mark Dubowitz, Executive Director.

As an individual:

Houchang Hassan-Yari, Professor, Political Science Department, Royal Military College of Canada (by video conference).

United Nations:

Ahmed Shaheed, PhD, United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran (by video conference).


The Honourable Jim Munson, Chair

The Honourable Salma Ataullahjan, Deputy Chair


The Honourable Senators:

        Andreychuk, *Carignan, P.C. (or Martin), Cordy, Frum, *Harder, P.C. (or Bellemare), Hubley, Martin, Nancy Ruth, Ngo

*Ex officio members

(Quorum 4)