UN official says refugee bill inconsistent with international law

Furio De Angelis takes aim at detention provisions: "Surely UNHCR would not support a rush to the lowest common denominator."

Kristen Shane
Published: Wednesday, 05/09/2012 12:00 am EDT
Last Updated: Thursday, 11/29/2012 9:58 pm EST

The UN refugee agency's representative in Canada is urging the Harper government to make changes to its refugee bill, C-31, saying parts of it are inconsistent with international law.

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