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Matthew Behrens | Ralph Goodale's series of new memos defy the absolute prohibition on torture. This is immoral and foolish, given how Canadian citizens have been treated and the deserved payouts they have received
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Matthew Behrens | The wording and delivery of the Trudeau government's March apology for its role in the torture of Canadian citizens are clear indications that Ottawa is not willing to make much-needed changes.
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Kathleen Copps | If the Liberal government is serious about combating Islamophobia, they should award long-denied justice to those in Canada's Muslim communities whose freedoms were sacrificed for the "war on terror."
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Gerry Caplan | Torture is both immoral and useless as a tool to fight terrorism. It outrages Canadians. How can our governments condone it for even one more day?
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Monia Mazigh | What factor is common to Canada, Sweden and Denmark? The snow, perhaps? The social programs? How about rendition to torture?
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Nora Loreto | Opposing Bill C-51 is the most important fight right now.
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Linda McQuaig | The Harper government has noted that Canada doesn't torture people -- but ducks the question about whether Canadian authorities have used information obtained by others through torture.
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Monia Mazigh | Despite ongoing strategies, tactics and hiding games, the ugly truth surrounding the War on Terror is slowly emerging from the darkness into the light of day.
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Monia Mazigh | A decade ago the Arar Inquiry started, and light was about to be shed on some of the darkest chapters of Canadian history. What has really changed since then and what has remained the same?
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Gerry Caplan | Disgraced and jettisoned senator Pamela Wallin has criticized the deficient legal process which led to her suspension. Perhaps it's time to introduce her to Omar Khadr?
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Monia Mazigh | National security and protection of the nation have been the traditional heavyweight excuses provided by governments that use torture, but there is more behind the justification of unethical methods.