Payam Akhavan

Expert: Omar Khadr to receive apology and compensation package

Published: 5Jul2017

“The Trudeau government is poised to offer an apology and a $10-million compensation package to former child soldier Omar Khadr for abuses he suffered while detained in the U.S. military prison for...

Expert: Turkey (July 21, 2016)

Published: 21Jul2016

"Turkey has banned all academics from leaving the country, cancelling their annual leave, as President Tayyip Erdogan's post-coup crackdown escalated to 'exceptional proportions'. One British...

Coderre visit to Iran

Published: 17Oct2016

Denis Coderre made “an early October side trip to Iran to meet the mayor of Tehran, a prominent figure in the country’s repressive theocracy.” (The National Post)

Thorn in the side of war criminals, ayatollahs and dictators

Published: 22Oct2016

Montreal law professor Payam Akhavan has risked life in conflict zones in globetrotting crusade for human rights Read more: Toronto Star