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These borders kill: Canada's lethal immigration system | Mar 30 2016 | Azeezah Kanji | Fourteen people have died in detention since 2000, two this month. Canada needs to end indefinite immigration detention and needs a fundamental re-think of immigration policy.
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'Project Guardian' raids on caregivers leads to calls for immigration reform | Mar 29 2016 | Ethel Tungohan | The continued rights abuses of caregivers in Canada, now exacerbated by the "Project Guardian" initiative, are drawing much-needed attention to the Caregiver program and its need for reform.
Michele Mitchell on Rape, Justice and her new film The Uncondemned
Michele Mitchell on rape, justice and her new film 'The Uncondemned' | Mar 29 2016 | Face2Face | Listen in as Michele talks about the new film The Uncondemned, rape as a war crime, why we have a responsibility to others and the "grace of fate."
No more deaths! End indefinite immigration detention! | Mar 25 2016 | Fourteen people have died in detention since 2000, two this month. Canada needs to end indefinite immigration detention now!
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Black Lives Matter: BlackOUT Saturday March 26 | Mar 25 2016 | On Saturday, take action against police violence. Take action against anti-black racism.
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From Cuba to Brussels, we need a uniform standard of justice | Mar 24 2016 | Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | The horror in Brussels is unforgivable. Few can deny, though, that some of the worst policies of the U.S. and its allies serve as recruitment tools for ISIS and other groups.
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Liberals dishonour generations of war and torture victims | Mar 23 2016 | Matthew Behrens | Selfies taken by Canadian cabinet ministers with war criminals Henry Kissinger and Colin Powell are examples of how fawning obeisance disappears the victims of power while celebrating brutal violence.
After Brussels: How should Muslims respond to terrorist attacks? | Mar 23 2016 | Monia Mazigh | When reacting to terrorist attacks like those in Brussels, for Muslims living in the West, the position is almost impossible.
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Despite promise for 'real change' Raif Badawi remains imprisoned | Mar 23 2016 | Ryan Donnelly | Some Liberal MPs were very critical of the Harper government's response to Saudi blogger Raif Badawi's imprisonment, calling for direct intervention. But, Trudeau has yet to take any action either.
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Our friends the Gulf sheikhs and the case of Salim Alaradi | Mar 18 2016 | Monia Mazigh | In 2014, Canadian citizen Salim Alaradi was arrested by Emirati state security in Dubai and charged by the U.A.E. with supporting terrorism. Why isn't Canada demanding justice?
Revolution or war? Syria's struggles from the ground up | Mar 17 2016 | Gerard Di Trolio | No recent conflict is as misunderstood as the Syrian Revolution assert authors Leila Al-Shami and Robin Yassin-Kassab. It should be seen as a revolution. Here's why.
Justice for Berta Cáceres rally condemns Canada's lethal influence in Honduras | Mar 14 2016 | A. Splawinski | Activists and allies gathered in Toronto on March 11 to to voice their solidarity with Indigenous activists and environmentalists and condemn the assassination of Berta Cáceres.

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