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ARCH Statement on decision to not lay charges in death of Soleiman Faqiri

August 12, 2020

This is a statement about the Ontario Provincial Police’s (OPP) decision not to lay charges against the correctional officers involved in the death of Soleiman Faqiri at the Central East Correctional Centre.…Read More

ARCH Statement on decision to not lay charges in death of Soleiman Faqiri

August 12, 2020

August 11, 2020 ARCH Disability Law Centre is deeply concerned by the Ontario Provincial Police’s (OPP) decision not to lay charges against the correctional officers involved in the death of Soleiman Faqiri at the Central East Correctional Centre. ARCH urges the OPP to re-consider its decision and lay criminal charges against those responsible for Mr.…Read More

Demand for Independent Investigation into the death of Regis Korchinski-Paquet

August 10, 2020

This is a joint letter with Black Legal Action Centre (BLAC), demanding an independent investigation into the death of Regis Korchinski-Paquet, and raising concern about the disproportionate violence, discrimination, and death that persons with mental health disabilities are subjected to at the hands of police across Ontario.…Read More

Demand for Independent Investigation into the death of Regis Korchinski-Paquet

August 10, 2020

VIA EMAIL: sylvia.jones@pc.ola.org August 10, 2020 Honourable Sylvia Jones, Solicitor GeneralMinistry of the Solicitor General18th Floor, 25 Grosvenor St.Toronto, ON M7A 1Y6 Dear Solicitor General Jones: Re: Investigation into the death of Regis Korchinski-Paquet We are writing on behalf of the Black Legal Action Centre (BLAC) and ARCH Disability Law Centre (ARCH) to demand for…Read More

ARCH Statement on Deaths of Persons with Mental Health Disabilities by Police

June 23, 2020

ARCH’s statement on the deaths of persons with mental health disabilities as a result of interactions with police officers.…Read More

ARCH Statement on Deaths of Persons with Mental Health Disabilities by Police

June 23, 2020

ARCH Disability Law Centre is deeply saddened and decries the deaths of persons with mental health disabilities at the hands of police officers. Over the last three months, at least three persons with mental health disabilities have died in the Toronto and Peel Regions as a result of interactions with police officers. Ejaz Choudry, Regis…Read More



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