PRESS RELEASE: Federal Court Strikes Down Refugee Health Cuts

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Released July 4th, 2014

This press release displays the reactions of the Canadian Doctors for Refugee Care (CDRC), the Canadian Association of Refugee Lawyers (CARL), and Justice for Children and Youth (JFCY) on the Federal Court’s ruling that refugee health care cuts are “cruel and unusual” – and unconstitutional:

“This decision is a victory for human rights, for human dignity, and for compassion.”