Canada should upgrade its subcommittee on international human rights

SIHR looks like an accident of history, rather than a robust parliamentary institution.

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John P. Humphrey, director of the Division of Human Rights of the United Nations Department of Social Affairs, Jan. 6, 1948 in New York.
Justin Mohammed, Wayne Marston, Alex Neve
Published: Wednesday, 12/09/2015 12:00 am EST
Last Updated: Tuesday, 01/05/2016 10:41 am EST

On Dec. 10, people around the world will celebrate International Human Rights Day, an occasion that marks the United Nations General Assembly’s adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

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