An alternate Durban conference was held in Geneva

April 19, 2009: Geneva Summit for Human Rights, Tolerance and Democracy

… Irwin Cotler, a Canadian parliamentarian and former justice minister, opened a session on genocide by noting that it is “astonishing” that 60 years after the adoption of the U.N. genocide convention, such crimes still take place … (full text).

Watch this video: Human Dignity Rally, by Irwin Cotler, 4.20 min.

Irwin Cotler to Speak on Human Rights and Holocaust Commemoration in Geneva, April 17, 2009.

Irwin Cotler on wikipedia.

Statement by MP Irwin Cotler, Special Counsel for Human Rights and International Justice on the Canadian Government refusal to issue Abousfian Abdelrazik a Canadian passport, April 08, 2009.

Bring Abousfian Abdelrazik Home, March 31, 2009.

Abousfian Abdelrazik on wikipedia.

Irwin Cotler asks why is the government failing to respect the constitution and international law, 0.37 min, 31 March 2009.

Scedulled for Apr 23 2009 (in New York): Special Screening of The Forgotten Refugees with the Honorable Irwin Cotler;

Cotler tables two petitions in Parliament, 17 April 2009.

watch this video: MPtv- Hon. Irwin Cotler on Omar Khadr in Guantánamo Bay 21 September 2007, 5.56 min.

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