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Omar Khadr is back in Canada

At long last, Omar Khadr has been repatriated to Canada.

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Long overdue: Bring Omar Khadr home to Canada

Vic Toews is stalling -- again -- when it comes to bringing Omar Khadr back to Canada. The Minister's reasons don't hold up to scrutiny.

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Quebec court turns down emergency injunction against Bill 78

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Lawyers have held protests like this against Charest's Bill 78. After a court turned down an emergency injunction yesterday, student leader Gabriel Nadeau-Dubois spoke to rabble about the decision.

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Taking action against secret trials in Canada

Photo: John Bonnar.
On Tuesday afternoon, Mohammad Mahjoub and his supporters stood outside the CSIS Toronto region office building to mark 12 years of detention without charge.

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UN High Commissioner for Human Rights to express 'alarm' at moves by Charest government

Navanethem Pillay, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights. (Photo:
Navanethem Pillay, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, is expected to express "alarm" at ongoing attempts to restrict freedom of assembly in Quebec.

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rabble joins in with #BlackOutSpeakOut action

We are supporting the action of a number of civil society groups by participating in 'Black Out Speak Out.'

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Clanging for Quebec: Pots and pans power extends across Canada

(Photo: ScottMontreal / flickr)
This scene will be playing out tonight in over 60 communities across Canada and around the world.

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Pots and pans ring out against Charest

Manifestation Casserole - St Henri (Photo: Magdalena O! / flickr)
'Casseroles' are spreading beyond Quebec and across Canada, as solidarity for the student strike pours in from far and wide.

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Charest's 'Special Law' resulting in some of largest mass arrests in Canada's history

Jean Charest's 'Special Law' in Quebec is resulting in some of the largest mass arrests in Canadian history. (Photo: ricardoara / flickr)
Last night over 500 were arrested during protests in Montreal.

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'Special law' condemned by students and civil society in Quebec

Photo: (Socialist Canada, Socialist Quebec / flickr)
A number of civil society groups have denounced the Charest government's emergency law against Quebec's student strike.

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