Refugee Rights in 2017 – Panel Discussion

The Singh Decision Matters in 2017

April 20, 2017

Friends House, 60 Lowther, Toronto (near St. George subway stn. – Bedford Rd.)

Panel discussion on refugee rights in 2017 – is Toronto really a sanctuary city / refugees experience with Islamophobia, anti-black racism / healthcare for refuges / refugee claimants and human rights.

Spoken word by Maseh Hadaf


– Rosa Solorzano (youth activist, FCJ Refugee Centre)

– Gilary Massa (a proud Afro-Latina Muslim with long history in community activism, active in student and labour movements for over a decade)

– Dr. Praseedha Janakiram (Physician at Crossroads Clinic for refugees)

– Andrew Brouwer (refugee lawyer and refugee rights and human rights activist)

Co-moderators: Debbie Douglas – Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants, and Mbalu Lumor – Canadian Centre for Victims of Torture

Light refreshments will be provided.

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Toronto Refugee Rights Month Planning Committee

Amnesty International | Amnesty International at York University | Canadian Centre for Victims of Torture | Centre for Refugee Studies, York University | Colour of Poverty – Colour of Change | FCJ Refugee Centre | Mennonite New Life Centre of Toronto | OCASI – Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants | Osgoode Hall Law School | Quaker Committee for Refugees | Salvadorean Canadian Association | Syria Response and Refugee Initiative, York University

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