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Apr 8, 2016

Our obligation to Omar Khadr

Kathleen Copps
The Free Omar Khadr Committee has launched a letter-writing campaign that calls on the Canadian government to finally fully address our obligation to Omar Khadr.
Columnists
Jul 27, 2015

Canadians get on board the torture train

Just before the annual orgy of Canada Day self-celebration this year, the Pew Research Center released a shocking poll result, revealing that over one-third of Canadians supported the use of torture.
Columnists
May 8, 2015

The legal vengeance case of Omar Khadr

The Harper government has been using Omar Khadr to please its base and send its usual message of "law and order." What will happen to public opinion if Omar Khadr tells his own version of the story?
Book Review
Apr 2, 2015

How Canada lets people get tortured

Matthew Behrens
The remarkable story of Mohamedou Ouid Slahi is one of wisdom, humour and despair. In this memoir, Slahi relays a tale of human resilience under the most appalling conditions at Guantanamo Bay.
Podcast
Feb 20, 2015

Challenging solitary confinement in Canadian prisons

Redeye
International human rights groups say extended solitary confinement amounts to torture. Yet there are as many as 1800 people in solitary confinement in federal or provincial prisons.

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