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Oct 6, 2014

Ten key facts about the Lucia Vega Jimenez inquest

Harsha Walia
This past week an all-white jury listened to testimony at the inquest into the death of Lucia Vega Jimenez while in Canada Border Service Agency (CBSA) custody. What it found should be shocking.
Podcast
Oct 1, 2013

Play: 'You Should Have Stayed Home'

Redeye
Playwright Tommy Taylor was one of 900 people arrested and held in detention during the G20 summit in Toronto in July 2010. He’s turned the Facebook post he wrote about it into a play.
Podcast
May 13, 2013

Guantanamo hunger strike garners widespread support

Redeye
The vast majority of prisoners in Guatanamo are now on hunger strike in protest against their continued detention without charge or trial. Some have been on hunger strike for three months.
Podcast
Apr 27, 2013

Twelve years detained without charge

Redeye
Mohammad Majoub was first arrested in 2000 under a security certificate. He lived in detention and under house arrest until 2012. Finally allowed to leave Toronto, he has been speaking across Canada.
News
Mar 22, 2012
Photo: 2010 Legal Observers/Flickr

Refugee policies should be evidence-based

Susan McGrath
Empirical research that would improve refugee legislation and the practices of our refugee determination system is being overlooked to the detriment of refugees and the Canadian public.
News
Feb 24, 2012

Dividing lines: The case of Mohamed Mahjoub

Silmi Abdullah
Mohamed Mahjoub faces one of the most egregious legal measures taken against a person: a security certificate. Silmi Abdullah writes about her experience working as a law student on his case.

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