Kenneth Rijock

Kenneth Rijock

Thursday, October 3, 2013

FIRST CIVIL SUIT FILED UNDER CANADA'S JUSTICE FOR VICTIMS OF TERRORISM ACT


If you do not live in Canada, you may have missed this. Sherri Wise, a Vancouver dentist who was injured in a terrorist attack in Israel, has brought the first action under the Justice for Victims of Terrorism Act*. She has filed against the Islamic Republic of Iran and its Ministry of Information and Security.

Canadian readers: the action was brought in the Supreme Court of British Columbia, under Case No.: 137186 , filed September 27, 2013.
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* http://laws-lois.justice.gc.ca/eng/acts/j-2.5/page-1.html 

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