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Indefinite detention, deaths of refugees spark hunger strike

May 7, 2016
| Advocates say that Canada's practice of detaining refugees indefinitely runs counter to both international law and the Charter of Rights of Freedoms. They're calling for a 90-day limit.
Length: 14:08 minutes (12.95 MB)
Photo: Binuri Ranasinghe/flickr
| April 20, 2016
Asia Pacific Currents

Refugees are workers -- let them stay

April 2, 2016
| Jiselle Hanna interviews Amanda Zifcik from the Refugee Action Collective.
Length: 29:32 minutes (10.14 MB)
Image: Flickr/2010 Legal Observers
| March 30, 2016

These borders kill: Canada's lethal immigration system

Photo: flickr/ Guillermo Ruiz

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Francisco Javier Romero Astorga died in immigration detention on March 13. He was 39 years old, from Chile, a father of four. The Canadian Border Services Agency (CBSA), responsible for his detention, has refused to explain how he died.



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| March 9, 2016
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| January 28, 2016
| January 19, 2016

Challenges facing non-Syrian refugees

January 16, 2016
| Privately sponsored refugees from countries like Somalia and Eritrea can face a five-year wait before they're able to come to Canada. Even government-assisted refugees from Africa can wait 18 months.
Length: 14:59 minutes (13.72 MB)
Rachel Notley
| December 30, 2015
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