Fallout from Canada's immigration legislation includes increased detention and deportation of those who, through no fault of their own, have become a scapegoat in the so-called Global War on Terror.
Roma refugees from Hungary have well-documented fears of violence and persecution. Why are the Conservatives going to such lengths to keep them out of Canada?
Journalist Karla Garcia Ramirez fled Mexico after getting death threats after blowing the whistle on government corruption. Despite this, she was turned down for refugee status.
Aladàr Horvàth, chair of the Roma Civil Rights Foundation in Hungary, provides an overview of the socio-political landscape in Hungary that has brought so many Roma to Canada seeking refugee status.
On Nov. 26, Israel's deputy foreign minister, Danny Ayalon, threatened to cut Israeli electricity, water and ties to Gaza's infrastructure serving the 1.6 million residents of the Gaza Strip.
Nov 20, 2011 to Nov 24, 2011
Calgary Public Library Calgary , AB
Canada51° 2' 42" N, 114° 3' 25.9992" W
The Calgary Public Library hosts United Nations stadd, refugees of war and people who have lived through major disasters as they share their experiences and promote discussion about hope.
The intersections of local queer organizing, anti-colonial and no-borders analyses. The recent victories and struggles of organizing in these realms.
In March of 1982, the Progressive Conservative Opposition of the day forced the complete stoppage of Parliament for fifteen days, as a protest against a Liberal government omnibus energy bill.
Parliament is back after the truncated, post-election session last spring, and the traumatic summer we all experienced.
Jackie Esmonde and Nadia Saad
Alvaro Orozco's refugee case reminds us that Canada is complicit in creating the very conditions that compel people to flee persecution in their own countries.