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Monia Mazigh | Is Canada ready to distance itself from torture, forcefully denounce it, and prosecute those who practice it? Here are four issues that serve as a litmus test for genuine change.
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Linda Leon | If Bill C-59 passes unamended, future sitting governments and public institutions will be able to avoid scrutiny and possible criminal prosecution.
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Tiny Toxic joins the Littlelest Libeller for evening study sessions in the PMO
Linda Leon | Many of the Conservative caucus are natural or well-trained trolls. But they don't have to be.
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Linda Leon | Character assassination and bullying are time-tested conservative tactics. And now there's a medical explanation for it! Now for clinical trials...
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Noushin Khushrushahi | Canada’s media is reacting to Bill C-13, and it’s not looking good for the government.
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Monia Mazigh | For the Muslim men arrested in the 'war on terror' and for all human rights advocates in Canada, Vic Toews will always be remembered as the person who authorized torture.
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Gerry Caplan | Bullying is an expansive phenomenon, running along a wide continuum, ranging from physical to verbal abuse. For some reason, society deems much of it to be perfectly acceptable, at least in politics.
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Monia Mazigh | About a week ago, Public Safety Minister Vic Toews overruled a decision made by the warden of Millhaven Institution, and refused an interview request by the Canadian Press to speak with Omar Khadr.
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BCCLA Executive Director Josh Paterson.
rabble staff | The B.C. Civil Liberties Association filed a formal complaint with the federal Privacy Commissioner today on behalf of a migrant worker who had been filmed for a Reality TV series.
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Derrick O'Keefe | Even before this weekend's revelations about Toews' involvement, outrage and concern was widespread and mounting.
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Michael Stewart | As the smoke clears from the CBSA's made-for-TV debacle, it's important to point out that the conditions which made it possible are the direct result of Harper government policy.
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Elizabeth May | The announcement that Bill C-30, dubbed so effectively by openmedia.ca as the "online spying bill," will be withdrawn is news worth celebrating.