Ontario Human Rights Commission announces new legal action to further rights of prisoners

The OHRC filed a contravention application today with the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario stating the Ontario government has breached a 2013 settlement ­ aimed at the treatment of mentally ill inmates, specifically those facing segregation in provincial prisons.
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