Am Johal

Am Johal is an independent Vancouver writer whose work has appeared in Seven Oaks Magazine, ZNet, Georgia Straight, Electronic Intifada, Arena Magazine, Inter Press Service, Worldpress.org, rabble.ca and many others. He has an MA in International Economic Relations from the Institute for Social and European Studies.

Am Johal
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Jan 5, 2009

Hunger strike for housing

Am Johal
We are beginning a hunger strike in Vancouver in the lead up to the 2010 Olympics. New volunteers will come forward each week to support the need for a new national housing program.
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Sep 15, 2008

After Emerson: Van-Kingsway is a riding to watch

Am Johal
With this month's election call the unpopular floor-crossing David Emerson finally announced he would not be seeking re-election in Vancouver-Kingsway. Don Davies, the local NDP candidate, is hoping
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Aug 25, 2008

Private security helps criminalize poverty

Am Johal
Laura Track, a lawyer with the Pivot Legal Society, has filed a complaint with the B.C. Human Rights Tribunal regarding the proliferation of private security.
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Jul 16, 2008

rabble exclusive: Interview with Michael Byers

Am Johal
Dr. Michael Byers, a professor of international law and political science at the University of British Columbia, recently announced that he is seeking the NDP nomination for the riding of Vancouver C
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Jun 30, 2008

The pen is mightier: Iranian journalist speaks out

Am Johal
Omid Memarian worked as a journalist for reformist newspapers until the Iranian government cracked down on the press and shuttered most of the independent papers. Refusing to admit defeat, Mr. Memari
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Jun 17, 2008

Why the PM must bring Omar Khadr back to Canada

Am Johal
Canada, by refusing to stand up for the legal rights of its own citizen under the Harper government, has been a profound failure on the international front. Perhaps having a Foreign Affairs Minister

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