Ross v Canada

Communication No. 736/1997 UN Human Rights Committee The applicant, a school teacher, argued that sanctions taken by his school against him for allegedly anti-Semitic speech were a violation of Article 19 of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights. The Committee found the author’s statement to raise or strengthen anti-Semitic feelings and therefore found […]

Zündel v Canada

Communication No. 953/2000 UN Human Rights Committee The Canadian Human Rights Tribunal found that the author exposed Jews to hatred and contempt on his website. The tribunal refused to permit the author to raise a defence of the truth. The author booked the Canadian Parliament’s press facilities to hold a press conference. After protests, he […]