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Ontario Releases Updated Training for Correctional Officers

Ontario Releases Updated Training for Correctional Officers

Justice for Soli tentatively welcomes Ontario’s updated training for corrections officersCampaign is calling on province to release details on consultation process; program changes On January 13, the Ministry of the Solicitor General announced the launch of a new...

Annual Vigil 2019- NATION WIDE VIGILS

Annual Vigil 2019- NATION WIDE VIGILS

3 years later. 7 Cities Across the Nation. We are asking for 1 thing. #JusticeForSoli People gathered in Halifax, Montreal, Ottawa, Peterborough, Toronto, Vancouver and Winnipeg to remember Soleiman, and raise even greater awareness of Soleiman’s tragic case. Each...

Yusuf’s Speach at the 2019 Vigil

Yusuf’s Speach at the 2019 Vigil

On December 15, 2016, my family received a visit from two police officers thatforever changed our lives—my brother, Soleiman Faqiri, was dead…Killed…Beatento death by multiple prison guards at the Central East Correctional Centre inLindsay, Ontario. I will begin by...

Annual Vigil 2018

Annual Vigil 2018

  Last night, with the support of all those who joined us, we laid 32 roses for Soleiman who would have turned 32 years old this year. On December 15, 2016 Soleiman was killed while in custody at a correctional facility in Lindsay, ON. Help us find justice for...

Annual Vigil 2017

Annual Vigil 2017

Over 150 Friends and Supporters Joined a Vigil to Honour Soleiman and Call for Justice On December 15th 2017, friends and supporters held a vigil at Dundas Square to mark the one year anniversary of Soleiman Faqiri’s death. This vigil was organized to honour and...

Coroner Announces Inquest into Solieman’s Case

Coroner Announces Inquest into Solieman’s Case

News Release from Ontario Government :Dr. Paul Dungey, Regional Supervising Coroner for East Region, Kingston Office, today announced that an inquest will be held into the death of Soleiman Faqiri. Mr. Faqiri, 30, died on Dec. 15, 2016 at the Central East Correctional...

Kawartha Lakes Police Service Announce No Charges

Kawartha Lakes Police Service Announce No Charges

Statement by Kawartha Lakes Police Service "..the Office of the Crown Attorney and The Office of the Chief Coroner and Ontario Forensic Pathology Services, we have concluded that no grounds exist to process criminal charges against anyone who was involved with Mr....

Yusuf speaks at the Ontario Human Rights Commision

Yusuf speaks at the Ontario Human Rights Commision

Watch: This can never happen again. Everyone needs to be prepared to answer these questions. Why was Soli killed? Why could we not see him? Why was my mentally ill brother beaten to death? We need #JusticeForSoli because we know nobody wants another tragedy like...