"Seeking asylum is a legal human right – why are we treating it as the opposite?"
Opinion by the Hon. Lloyd Axworthy, PC, CC, OM, Ph.D.
and the Hon. Allan Rock, PC, CM, OOnt, KC
Published by The Globe and Mail (subscription required)
January 23, 2023
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Seeking asylum is a legal human right – why are we treating it as the opposite?
The Hon. Lloyd Axworthy, P.C., C.C., O.M., Ph.D., former Foreign Minister of Canada, is past President of the University of Winnipeg, Companion of the Order of Canada, present Chair of Cuso International, Richard Weisenhacker Fellow, Bosch Foundation, Advisor to Southern Chiefs Organization and Chair of World Refugee and Migration Council. He is also one of The Simons Foundation’s Peace Shapers, as a recipient of The Simons Foundation Award for Distinguished Global Leadership in the Service of Peace and Disarmament.