AIDDA: Association of Individuals for the Defense of Asylum
Are you concerned about the Canadian government’s recent attacks on the right to asylum, about the language being used (for example “real refugees” vs “bogus ones”), about the use of the word “illegal” in describing people who are using their internationally protected right to ask for protection, thus creating and perpetuating myths and prejudices about people who need help?
Are you preoccupied by what may have happened to the thousands of people who, since the summer of 2009, have been unable to come to Canada to ask for protection?
Does Canada’s weakening international reputation in the field of human rights disturb you when we used to be a model for other countries?
Do you want to participate in keeping up the tradition noted by the UN High Commissioner for Refugees in 1986 when he awarded the Nansen Medal to the people of Canada in “recognition of their major and sustained contribution to the cause of refugees”?
If so, please join AiDDA, an association of individuals with no specific affiliation. Become part of a growing group of concerned persons and please circulate the invitation to your network.
To become a member of AiDDA, please send us your name & email address:
Fax: (514) 844-0067
Click here to consult AiDDA's official declaration (in PDF format)