Transferring to Torture: Canada Human Rights and Detainees | Michael Byer

Michael Byers examines whether the transfer of people captured in Afghanistan by the Canadian Armed Forces to Afghan authorities violated international law including the Geneva Conventions, the Convention against Torture and the Rome Statute. Michael Byers was the Canada Research Chair in Global Politics at UBC. He writes speaks and teaches about the use of military forces, human rights, terrorism and international law. Professor Byers is the author of many books including War Law: Understanding International Law and Armed Conflict.