Iraq War Resister Jeremy Hinzman won a stay of deportation this week as a judge refused to allow Canada to send him back to the United States to face prosecution for desertion. Hinzman is one of numerous war resisters currently in Canada. Despite the Canadian parliament passing a non-binding resolution on June 3 calling for […]
Author Archives: Yavar Hameed
Yavar Hameed is a lawyer whose practice focuses on the protection and advocacy of human rights and civil liberties in the following areas: Administrative Law, Immigration and Refugee Law and general civil litigation. Yavar is a sessional lecturer in the Department of Laws at Carleton University, a member of La Ligue des droits et libertes, l’Association des juristes de l’expression francaise de l’Ontario (AJEFO), Lawyers Against the War (LAW) and the World Social Forum (WSF) movement.