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1 Nov 2012

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Rights & Accountability in Development, L'Entraide missionaire, Canadian Centre for International Justice, Global Witness, ASADHO, ACIDH

[DOC] No justice in Canada for Congolese massacre victims as Canada’s Supreme Court dismisses leave to appeal

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In a decision that represents the end of any judicial relief in Canada for victims of the Kilwa massacre, the Supreme Court of Canada dismissed the application for leave to appeal brought in the case against Anvil Mining by The Canadian Association against Impunity (CAAI), an organization representing survivors and families of victims of the 2004 Kilwa massacre. The CAAI expressed its profound disappointment with the Supreme Court’s refusal to hear the case.