human rights

Book Review
Aug 13, 2015

The dark side of human rights

Azeezah Kanji
Critical scholarship on human rights raises serious questions about the ability of human rights to achieve or promote justice. Authors Nicola Perugini and Neve Gordon explore these questions.
Book Review
Jul 26, 2012
Omar Khadr, Oh Canada

New book backs justice for Omar Khadr

Amira Elghawaby
As in an artful kaleidoscope, Janice Williamson's book has brought together the voices and sentiments of those who refuse to look away from Omar Khadr.
Book Review
Mar 8, 2012
Palestinians in Israel: Segregation, Discrimination and Democracy

Palestinians in Israel: Life under Apartheid

Ramona Wadi
Ben White argues in his new book that Israel’s insistence on declaring itself a Jewish state leads to discrimination, segregation and a guarantee of continued conflict.
Book Review
Oct 14, 2010
The Punishment of Gaza

Gideon Levy on the Gaza siege

On his recent Canadian speaking tour Gideon Levy discusses his new book and a bleak future for Gaza.
Book Review
Nov 27, 2008

See no evil

Matthew Behrens
Kerry Pither's Dark Days provides an overview of the political and security context in which key Canadian decisions were made to target four men and their families.
Book Review
Nov 1, 2007
 The End of Tolerance: Racism in 21st Century Britain

Racism today

David Renton
In 1971, the full-time worker for the Newcastle-upon-Tyne Community Relations Commission was a 26-year-old activist by the name of Chris Mullard. Interviewed by a local newspaper on Edward Heath&#226
Book Review
May 25, 2007
 Ghost Plane: the inside story of the CIAâe(TM)s secret rendition programme

Flight plan

Matt Carr
<I>Ghost Plane</I> exposes Kafkaesque world of kidnapping, torture and official lies and deceit, in which terrorist suspects are snatched off the streets by the representatives of the world&#226;e(TM
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