Torture survivor Mohammad Mahjoub spoke of his brutal treatment by Canada's spy agency, after nearly 12 years of state terror at the hands of successive Canadian governments.
Mohammad Mahjoub (left) was in Ottawa to speak in public for the first time about his ordeal as a security certificate detainee.
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.
For Mohamed Harkat, there was a break in the clouds with the April 25 Federal Court of Appeal ruling that his rights had been violated in the security certificate proceedings he underwent in 2009.
A new directive issued by the Minister of Public Safety removes any ambiguity about the government's position on the use and sharing of information that is likely derived from torture.
Radical historian Luke Stewart joins the show for a discussion on the complicity and the roles of the Canadian government in acts of torture to Canadian citizens and others.
Mohamed Mahjoub faces one of the most egregious legal measures taken against a person: a security certificate. Silmi Abdullah writes about her experience working as a law student on his case.
Fallout from Canada's immigration legislation includes increased detention and deportation of those who, through no fault of their own, have become a scapegoat in the so-called Global War on Terror.
The Canadian Security Intelligence Service has been accused of intimidation and harassment. The People's Commission Network in Montreal is saying that it's time to stop co-operating with CSIS.
In a carefully worded directive, obtained by Canadian Press through the Access to Information Act, Public Safety Minister Vic Towes instructs CSIS to accept information under torture.