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Smit on Refugee 'Failures' in Macleans

Anneke SmitAnneke Smit

Professor Anneke Smit wrote an article for Macleans Magazine titled, "Canadians have turned a blind eye to the Liberals’ refugee failures." In the article Smit posits that Canada’s big talk on refugees doesn’t align with the government’s private-sponsorship cap—which, she says, was swept under the rug.

Cerone Interviewed on Fox 25

Professor John CeroneProfessor John Cerone

Professor John Cerone was interviewed on Fox 25 WFXT television regarding the European Court of Human Rights judgment rendered last week in relation to the Russian response to the Beslan terrorist attack. The Court found that Russia was responsible for a number of violations of the European Convention. Russia rejected the judgment and said that it would appeal. 

Watch the full video interview here
 

Cerone interviewed by Al Jazeera

Professor John CeroneProfessor John Cerone

Professor John Cerone was interviewed by Al Jazeera English on April 12. In the interview, he discussed the judgment by the European Court of Human Rights in relation to the Beslan attack. He discussed the reviewability of judgments of the European court of human rights, and the balancing act required of states under human rights law in preventing and responding to abuses perpetrated by nonstate actors, such as the Beslan terrorists. 

Listen to the interview here.

 

Islamophobia: Dispelling Myths Through Dialogue

Cerone Interviewed by Al Jazeera

Professor John CeroneProfessor John Cerone

Professor John Cerone was interviewed by Al Jazeera April 4. The topic was the latest Chemical weapons attack in Syria. He discussed the criminalization of chemical weapons use in internal armed conflicts, the political and practical obstacles to prosecutions, the recent openings of investigations in Austria and Spain, as well as the newly established special investigative task force created by the UN General Assembly to document and preserve evidence of international crimes being committed in Syria.

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