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Canadian NGOs will weather Harper's censorship storm | Jul 29 2014 | Tom Henheffer | Why is the CRA auditing charities? Is the real threat to the Harper government charities critical of, well, the Harper government? These latest censorship actions make it seem so!
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UN human rights body slams Canada's immigration detention system | Jul 28 2014 | Miriam Katawazi | UN monitoring body urges Canada to adopt the 90-day limit on detentions that is common among numerous other nations to minimize human rights violations.
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Gaza: What a destructive and unnecessary war! | Jul 28 2014 | Paul Weinberg | Is the war in Gaza really about Israel stopping a Palestinian unity government? Experts weigh in on the war in Gaza.
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Gaza and the politics of forgetting | Jul 25 2014 | Paul Di Stefano | The invasion of Gaza must not be detached from the history of Israeli occupation. We have to recall the history of colonization in Palestine.
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'I am a Jew. Stop Killing Babies in Gaza.' | Jul 24 2014 | Corey Levine | Corey Levine writes straight from the heart about the bombing campaign in Gaza and being a Jewish supporter of Palestine.
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In Harper's Canada, charities face intimidation while tax evaders go free | Jul 24 2014 | Linda McQuaig | The Harperites may be inept at using audits to collect vast sums of revenue hidden by the rich -- but they sure know how to beat up on defenceless groups trying to promote the public good.
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The pain and suffering behind Canada's immigration inventory | Jul 23 2014 | Matthew Behrens | In a sign that the government has gone overboard with its anti-migrant policies, even the Federal Court of Canada has been left with no choice but to try and rein in some of the more odious decisions.
Israel accused of war crimes in UK Parliament across party lines | Jul 22 2014 | rabble staff | UK parliamentary MPs accuse Israel of war crimes and disproportionate violence.
Update with Deepan Budlakoti, made stateless by Canada | Jul 19 2014 | Dan Kellar, Deepan Budlakoti | Update with Deepan Budlakoti, a target of the Harper government who, despite holding only Canadian citizenship and having lived in the country his entire life, risks deportation.
Four Canadians who have had their lives turned upside down because of Peter MacKay's privacy deficit | Jul 19 2014 | David Christopher | Canadians are having their lives destroyed because of this government's failure to respect their privacy.
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Eight reasons why Israel is under rocket attack | Jul 18 2014 | Waleed Ahmed | The Israel media machine may have you believe it is justified in its attack on Gaza and has the right to defend itself. But why are rockets being fired into Israel in the first place?
'Dear Canada: Don't do it! Love, Australia.' | Jul 18 2014 | Cynthia Khoo | Learn about what happened in Australia when they imported strict U.S. Intellectual Property laws, and how you can stop the same thing from happening to Canada.

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Does Your Lawyer Act for ICBC? Ask, You May Be Surprised By Stargazer said... Better yet, what does the Law Society say about this? Anything at all? in
Our veterans fought for freedom and democracy, not for a Police State where the police routinely conduct violent home invasions Catchfire said... Hi CTFB, Welcome to babble. I've moved your thread to the "national news" forum. in
Turkish Civil Servants win Right to Strike Kloch said... Actually it says they have the right to collective bargaining, not the right to strike.  Still...
Police Brutality and Charter Violations Continue After The G20 Cueball said... Good for you. Keep up the complaints. Any background on how this might have got started? in
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"Media Matters" for ...Canada? milo204 said... i agree!  We don't have anywhere near the indy media infrastructure that exists in other...
G20 Bail hearings continue, Crown appealing some releases Cueball said... Truly bizarre, the whole point of bail is to prevent flight. Detention before bail is not meant to...

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