Federal Court grants organizations standing in legal challenge of Safe Third Country Agreement

Ploughshares Americas, Forced Displacement and Migration Leave a Comment

Media Release En français 12 December 2017 The Canadian Council for Refugees (CCR), Amnesty International (AI) and the Canadian Council of Churches (CCC) welcomed the order made yesterday by the Federal Court granting the organizations public interest standing, in the legal challenge of the designation of the United States as a safe third country for refugees. The Court’s order came …

Private Security Companies in the Caribbean

Tasneem Jamal Americas, Defence & Human Security

Case studies of St. Lucia,Trinidad and Tobago, and Jamaica Authors Matthew Bishop, Kenneth Epps, Sheridon Hill, Annita Montoute, John Siebert This project, a collaboration between Project Ploughshares and the Institute of International Relations of The University of West Indies, contributes to the still limited published information on Private Security Companies (PSCs) in the Caribbean by creating case studies on the private …

Haiti (2004 – 2008)

Ploughshares Americas, Archived Conflicts, Armed Conflicts

Archived conflict (updated: January 2009) Because there have been few reported conflict deaths over the past two years (fewer than 25 per year), this armed conflict is now deemed to have ended. Summary Type of Conflict Parties to the Conflict Status of the Fighting Number of Deaths Political Developments Background Arms Sources Economic Factors     Summary 2008 Throughout 2008, …