Photo: Michelle Robidoux
Activists protest 'barbaric cultural practices' hotline at Kellie Leitch's office | Oct 9 2015 | Julie Devaney | On Thursday Oct. 8, women's groups and their supporters gathered outside Minister of the Status of Women Kellie Leitch's office to protest the "barbaric cultural practices" hotline.
Syrian refugees cross from Hungary into Austria on their way to Germany in Septe
Racism in the Canadian election: Suppressing our better angels | Oct 9 2015 | Dennis Gruending | The main issue in Canada's election was to be the economy but the Conservatives are deliberately targeting Muslims.
The Jewish establishment's silence on Conservative fearmongering is appalling | Oct 8 2015 | Larry Haiven | Surely we have learned that a person's clothing is a personal choice and a basic human right, whether they are influenced by religious or ethnic custom or not. Haven't we?
Not Rex: On the barbarian foothold in Canada | Oct 7 2015 | Humberto DaSilva | The niqab discussion has risen to absurd levels. Not Rex sheds some perspective.
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Sophie Harkat's husband Mohamed is being deported. Here's what she has to say. | Oct 7 2015 | Sophie Harkat | Mohamed Harkat was arrested under a security certificate on December 10, 2002. After 13 years of pure hell, Harkat received his deportation papers in the middle of the 2015 federal election campaign.
The niqab debate reminds us why we have a Charter | Oct 2 2015 | Scott Vrooman | Rights are to public opinion what Rob Ford's behaviour is to public opinion: irrelevant.
Hands off Africa: Canada's 300 years of intrusions exposed | Oct 1 2015 | Daniel Tseghay | Yves Engler's new book "Canada in Africa" exposes the Canadian government's complicity, and exploitation of, Canadian mines in Africa.
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'They don't see the humanity in us': Dior Vargas on mental health activism, racism and social change | Sep 25 2015 | Charlene Sayo | The mental health activist discusses the impacts of racism on immigrants and people of colour.
Image: Flickr/Al Jazeera English
How one black woman in Mecca can inspire millions to rise against misogyny and racism | Sep 24 2015 | Shenaz Kermalli | Hagar, the African servant slave of Abraham and Sarah, harbours a powerful message for today's Muslims and anyone affected by the refugee crisis.
Fighting for access to education for undocumented migrants in Montreal | Sep 23 2015 | Scott Neigh | Steve Baird talks about the Education Across Borders collective and the fight to win unimpeded access to school for undocumented migrant children.
Photo: Sarah Hassanein
Muslim youth debate leaves Conservatives in the dust | Sep 23 2015 | Aaliya Khan | On Friday Sept. 18, representatives from the major parties spoke to an audience of predominantly young and Muslim individuals. What issues took centre stage during this discussion?
Geeta Gandbhir - Gender Disparity, Others and a Journey of a 1000 MIles: PeaceKe
Geeta Gandbhir on gender disparity, others and her new film 'A Journey of a 1000 Miles: PeaceKeepers' | Sep 22 2015 | Face2Face | Listen in as Geeta talks about why she wanted to make a "kick-ass" story about women, gender justice and how little things make a big difference.

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Inquest says police murdered Jermaine Carby
On the same day Toronto Police raided marijuana dispensaries, the jury in the coroner's inquest into the police shooting of Jermaine Carby essentially ruled his death as racism-fuelled homicide.

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