Columnists
Matthew Behrens | Agencies of the Canadian state, from spies to judges, have wedged open a door to legitimize complicity in a practice that both domestic and international law ban outright.
Blog
Carleton University's Jeff Sallot and human rights activist Moazzam Begg discuss the effects of no-fly lists on rights and security. Photo: Prism TV
Maher Arar | Canada is not the only decision-maker when it comes to refusing air travellers. This fact makes many civil rights activists question whether Canada has lost its airspace sovereignty.
Columnists
Matthew Behrens | Building Resilience Against Terrorism is a hodgepodge of Management 101 PowerPoint nonsense that simply regurgitates the unsubstantiated nostrums that fearmongers have been parroting for years.
News
View of the WikiLeaks homepage. Photo: Prism Magazine
Jeff Sallot | A classified U.S. diplomatic cable records how American officials worked with senior Canadian police and security officials to find "work-arounds" to anticipated restrictions on intelligence-sharing.
Columnists
Matthew Behrens | The first in a new column series on national security and civil liberties in Canada and abroad looks at a Montreal conference on Canadian rights in the post 9/11 world.
RabbleTV
Maher Arar: My rendition and torture in Syrian prison highlights U.S. reliance on Syria as an ally.
rabbleTV | Maher Arar calls on the United States and the United Nations to declare the Syrian regime illegitimate, and refer the matter to the International Criminal Court.
Podcast
Redeye
Jane Williams | Most Canadians first heard about the case of Abousfian Abdelrazik last year when a federal court judge ordered the Canadian government to allow him to return home from six years of exile in the Sudan.
News
Monia Mazigh | Four young men stand accused in Ottawa. When governments define what a terrorist is, it results in stereotyping, mistakes, and lost years for the wrongly accused. Ask Maher Arar and Mohamed Harkat.
Columnists
Amy Goodman | "Extraordinary rendition" is White House-speak for arresting someone and secretly sending him to another country, where he is likely to be tortured.
Columnists
Amy Goodman | The decision to dismiss Maher Arar's case sends a signal to the Obama administration that there will be no judicial intervention to halt the cruel excesses of the Bush-era "Global War on Terror."
News
Monia Mazigh | The 2007 Supreme Court decision regarding the unconstitutionality of the security certificate announced its death. What we are seeing these days is its agony.