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| June 4, 2016
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Victory: Jaballah secret trial security certificate found unreasonable

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| May 4, 2016
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Questions surround timing of terrorism charges in Waterloo case

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The federal government is selective with its protection of privacy

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It is now almost a pattern: every time we, as a human rights organization or activist, write to government agencies inquiring about cases of Canadians detained abroad or of Canadians subject to abuse or possible discrimination, the governmental response will certainly somehow contain the issue of "privacy."

"Privacy concerns" have been used as a powerful pretext for inaction or silence and this should be challenged and denounced.

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The state vs. activists: How progressive movements are repressed for corporate profit

Constructing Ecoterrorism: Capitalism, Speciesism and Animal Rights

by John Sorenson
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2016;
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Managing dissent and controlling the threat posed by progressive movements is a central task of the capitalist state. In addition to direct violence, various techniques of "manufacturing consent" are deployed to marginalize and repress social movements.

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Bill C-51 should be repealed, not amended

March 5, 2016
| Last June, the Harper government passed the Anti-Terrorism Act, expanding the mandate of CSIS and making it easier for government agencies to share information about Canadians.
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The God that fails: C-51, review committees and the dangers of window dressing

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Canada has big issues progressives want solved in 2016

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Five big challenges for our digital rights in 2016

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What a year 2015 has been! In the space of just 12 months, with the support of our amazing community and partners around the globe, OpenMedia fought hard to ensure people everywhere have affordable access to an Internet that is surveillance- and censorship-free.

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