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Funeral procession for boat refugees, April 23, 2015 - Brussels. Photo: Amnesty
The Mediterranean refugee crisis is a human-made disaster | Apr 24 2015 | Rick Salutin | Could we please stop treating refugees who drown in the Mediterranean as if they're another earthquake or tsunami? This isn't a natural disaster, it's a hands-on human one.
Israel's separation barrier has been ruled illegal by the International Court of
The double-tongued discourse of Hasbara | Apr 24 2015 | Michelle Weinroth | Hasbara -- Israel's public relations industry -- is a double-tongued discourse, voicing self-pity in one breath and moral terror in another.
Thirty years since the Charter's equality provisions and LEAF's founding, where is equality now? | Apr 17 2015 | Elizabeth Shilton | The Women's Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) began working toward equality 30 years ago today. Time to look at what's been done and what still needs doing.
"Do Muslim women need saving?" book jacket
Do Muslim women need saving? | Apr 16 2015 | Monia Mazigh | This is the question author Lila Abu-Lughod poses in her book exploring the lives of Muslim women. The answer isn't as obvious as some would like us to believe.
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C-51 and a lesson that should have been learned from Canada's shameful Japanese internment | Apr 16 2015 | Kim Koyama | Despite successive governments' condemnation of the wartime internment of the Japanese in Canada, the same actions continue. C-51 is of harm to us all.
Africville, Halifax in 1965
Halifax's race problem is pretending it doesn't have a race problem | Apr 15 2015 | Anne Theriault | Halifax is a lovely place with lovely people who live in it. But it has a big, big problem with race. And it's time to deal with it.
Pro-worker, anti-racist: The Asian Canadian Labour Alliance | Apr 15 2015 | Scott Neigh | Anna Liu and Patricia Chong talk about fighting racism in the labour movement, building labour presence in Asian communities, and working for social justice for all.
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Bill C-51 vote is week of May 2nd: Write a letter to the editor of your local paper | Apr 15 2015 | Over 20 letters have been published across the country...
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How a Labour Market Intermediary can lift barriers to Manitoba's labour market | Apr 14 2015 | Kirsten Bernas, Shauna MacKinnon | Action is needed to ensure that Aboriginal people are supported in their efforts to find and keep good jobs -- those that pay well, include benefits, and provide opportunity for advancement.
Moderate Islam and Palestine solidarity: A response to Aliya Manjee | Apr 13 2015 | Haseena Manek | If you identify as pro-Palestine, how can you participate in a cultural expedition funded by a Zionist organization? Haseena Manek responds to Aliya Manjee.
International Romani Day: Refugees Deserves Justice and Health | Apr 8 2015 | Michael Butler | Today, April 8th, 2015, is International Romani Day which will be commemorated in many cities across Canada.
Seeking justice for Jermaine Carby, a Black man killed by Ontario police | Apr 8 2015 | Scott Neigh | La Tanya Grant talks about the Justice for Jermaine Carby committee's work to get justice for her cousin, a Black man killed by police in Ontario last September.

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Offensive against planned Pegida islamophobic demo in Petit Maghreb, Montréal lagatta said... I don't like to respond to my own post, but here is a statement by Québec solidaire on this: http...
Kathleen Wynne looking for a new human rights watchdog. Should Olivia Chow apply? terrytowel said... btw I just send Kathleen Wynne a tweet urging her to consider Olivia, and posted the same on Olivia...
On a National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women Pondering said... Thank-you for sharing that information. You will find no argument here. in
Blackface at Brock U mersh said... Only learned of this yesterday:   Open Letter re: Blackface at Brock University On the night...
Mulcair rips up racist SUN cartoon, calls the NDP a "social democratic" party. alan smithee said... And Mulcair scores more points. He's been impressing me lately. I hope he continues the fight. in
MB Director for right-wing fundamentalist Christian organization acclaimed as PC canadiate in Radisson ghoris said... The Tories' stupidity knows no bounds. Way to appeal to urban voters, guys. They *might* have been...
Realtor Rick Allenberg alleges racial profiling by client Roger Johnson kropotkin1951 said... The Tribunal will bounce this when it gets a chance. The person did not respond instead of filing a...
Hungarian Roma family in Montréal fighting deportation lagatta said... A spot of good news: The Buzas family have won a reprieve http://www.montrealgazette.com/life/Roma+...
Jean-Marie Le Pen does it again! Unionist said... Here's more, in English: Jewish leaders call for Le Pen to be stripped of his immunity as an MEP...
Klansman, anti-semite arrested in Kansas City hate killings targeting Jews Rikardo said... I agree with your take on this. 300+ million Americans means a few crazies. in

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International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
Every year on March 21, Canadians from all walks of life commemorate the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.

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