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OHRC to announce new legal action on segregation

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September 25, 2017

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Toronto – The Ontario Human Rights Commission (OHRC) will announce new legal action to advance the human rights of individuals with mental health disabilities in Ontario’s correctional facilities.

Date: Tuesday, September 26, 2017
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Location: Media Studio, Ontario Legislature, Queen's Park, Toronto


  • Renu Mandhane, Chief Commissioner, Ontario Human Rights Commission
  • Paul Champ, Lawyer, Champ & Associates
  • Yusuf Faqiri, brother of (late) Soleiman Faqiri
  • The Honourable Kim Pate, Independent Senator for Ontario, Senate of Canada

Media Contact:

Vanessa Tamburro
Senior Communications Advisor (Acting)
Ontario Human Rights Commission
416 314 4528 |  

The Ontario Human Rights Commission promotes and enforces human rights to create a culture of human rights accountability.”