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Justin Trudeau attends a vigil for the Afzaal family. Image credit: Justin Trudeau/Twitter.
Karl Nerenberg | In New Zealand the government set up a royal commission after a gunman shot 51 people in two mosques in Christchurch, in March 2019. Canada should do the same.
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Hawa Y. Mire | There is no rationale or explanation good enough. There is no room for condolences without accountability and action.
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Hassan Diab with his partner and child. Image: friendsofhassandiab.blogspot.ca
Monia Mazigh | From the moment Canadian professor Hassan Diab was arrested on ill-founded charges of terrorism, his life became collateral damage in a narrative that linked terrorism to Islam.
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Monia Mazigh | Anti-terrorism legislation is a politically motivated tool that governments use at the expense of vulnerable groups. Can it be used to address violence by white supremacists?
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Karl Nerenberg | NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh has suggested the government list the far-right group Proud Boys as a terrorist entity. Both the Liberal and Conservative leaders agree that it's a good idea. But is it?
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Khalid Awan upon returning home from being wrongfully jailed for 17 years in the U.S. Image courtesy of Matthew Behrens.
Matthew Behrens | Canadian Khalid Awan paid one of the heaviest imaginable prices for the system of racial profiling, mass arrests and indefinite detentions that targeted racialized communities after 9/11.
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Mohamed Harkat at the Supreme Court of Canada. Photo: International Civil Liberties Monitoring Group/Facebook
Monia Mazigh | It's been 16 years since Mohamed Harkat was arrested on a secret hearing security certificate. Today he is still threatened with deportation to his native Algeria.
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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 | What follows is a cautionary tale that, despite all the assurances by the RCMP that they would never consider protests to be terrorism under C-51, this remains standard operating procedure.
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Kevin Metcalf | Students have both the most to lose from Bill C-51 -- and the greatest role to play in defeating it.
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Duncan Pike | The government is listening to Canadians. This time, that's a good thing. We need you to tell the government exactly what you think needs to be changed with this law to protect your rights.
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Matthew Behrens | At the end of July, the Supreme Court of British Columbia found that agents of the RCMP engaged in the planning of, preparation and funding for, and facilitation of a terrorist offence.