Soleiman Faqiri was a 30 year old Afghan-Canadian with mental health issues. Soleiman will be remembered for his generosity and his devotion to his family. His brilliance enabled him to learn three languages (English, Farsi and Arabic). On December 15, 2016, Soleiman died during an incident in which the guards at the Central East were applying force to him. Soleiman was awaiting a medical evaluation and a bed at the Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health but he never made it.
WHO WE ARE
This page has been created by Ontario university students seeking justice for Soleiman (“Soli”) Faqiri. Soli suffered from schizophrenia.
On December 15, 2016, Soli died in the Central East Detention Facility in Lindsay, Ontario while awaiting a medical evaluation and a bed at the Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health.
Soli died during an incident in which the guards at the Central East were applying force to him. Our goal is to seek answers and accountability for Soli’s needless death.
The Ontario Government refuses to share with the public the video of Soleiman Faqiri’s final moments
The Justice for Soli Campaign calls on provincial leaders to pledge transparency and accountability in
Lawyers for Family of Soleiman Faqiri Call on Ontario Party Leaders for Transparency and Accountability
TORONTO, May 15, 2018 /CNW/ – There has been a significant development in the case of Soleiman Faqiri.
He died after guards beat and pepper-sprayed him, according to video. The province refuses to release the footage, citing labour relations
Original Link: https://www.thestar.com/news/canada/2018/05/14/he-died-after-guards-beat-and-pepper-sprayed-him-according-to-video-the-province-refuses-to-release-the-footage-citing-labour-relations.html By FATIMA SYEDStaff Reporter Mon., May 14, 2018 Ontario’s Ministry of Community Safety and
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