Document Type

Media Mention

Publication Date

12-12-2017

Source Publication

The Lawyer's Daily

Description

A group of lawyers is demanding to know what Canada’s embassy in Guatemala is doing there to protect a fellow advocate under threat while acting for opponents to a Canadian mining project.

On Nov. 30 the small group of Canadian lawyers and scholars forming the Justice and Corporate Accountability Project (JCAP) sent a letter to the embassy wanting to know what officials there have been doing to support lawyer Rafael Maldonado in accordance with Voices at Risk, a Canadian government policy aimed at supporting human rights defenders around the world.

Comments

Article is written by Terry Davidson with commentary by Prof. Shin Imai.

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