Matthew Behrens

Book Review
Nov 1, 2010
Our Friendly Local Terrorist

What Canada's spy agency doesn't want you to read

Matthew Behrens
As hundreds of Tamil migrants remain detained in B.C., Mary Jo Leddy's Our Friendly Local Terrorist is an eloquent reminder that such hysteria predates Stephen Harper's hard core agenda.
Book Review
Nov 27, 2008

See no evil

Matthew Behrens
Kerry Pither's Dark Days provides an overview of the political and security context in which key Canadian decisions were made to target four men and their families.
News
Aug 19, 2008

Torture taking flight from Canada?

Matthew Behrens
Skyservice had ignored six months of correspondence seeking a meeting to discuss our concerns about their possible contracts to deport Canada's secret trial detainees to torture.
News
Jun 2, 2008

On trial in Burlington for taking on war supplier

Matthew Behrens
On Tuesday, June 3, 10 non-violent resisters head back to court for a continuation of a trial that sprang from a November 2006 non-violent direct action at the Burlington site of Canada's self-procl
News
Feb 26, 2008

New allegations, same old secret trials

Matthew Behrens
In a highly politicized move, the Federal Court of Canada for the first time posted on its home page the so-called "public summaries" of the cases against four of the five Muslim men subject to secur
News
Aug 14, 2007

New laws, same agenda

Matthew Behrens
Despite the Supreme Court ruling that security certificates violate the Charter of Rights and Freedoms, the Harper government has successfully used McCarthy-style fear and national security myths to

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