Articles tagged with: national security
By SPENCER ACKERMAN
Too close to racial profiling, says Michael German, a former FBI counterterrorism agent who’s now the civil liberties organization’s national-security legal counsel.
From a new statement:
“We should be focusing on evidence-based, targeted …
By Omar Alghabra
The matter of “Security Certificate” is garnering news headlines again. Today, the federal court struck down a certificate against a Mississauga resident.
Security Certificate is a deportation instrument that the government can employ to …
By Thomas Walkom
Another of Ottawa’s national security claims has proved bogus. For more than seven years, the federal government and its security bureaucrats insisted that alleged terrorist Hassan Almrei so threatened Canada that he had …
By Ron Atkey
There could not have been a starker contrast between the visions of our security intelligence agency and our national police force, described by Wesley Wark in The Globe and Mail last week (Post-9/11 …
By Wesley Wark
Canada’s front-line national security agencies have been subjected to enormous and unprecedented stresses and strains in the past eight years. The fault lines are starting to show.
Remember that scene in John le Carré’s …
Author Mark Danner has just published a book you might like to read if you are interested in national security, human rights, or American politics and foreign policy. It contains 20 years of his reporting …
By Leslie Harris
President and CEO of the Center for Democracy & Technology
Yesterday [October 8, 2009], the Senate Judiciary Committee voted to reauthorize three expiring provisions in the USA PATRIOT Act. While the bill they passed …
Bring Abousfian Abdelrazik Home!
Canadian Detained and Tortured with Canadian Complicity Still Stranded
Join the Toronto “Camp Abdelrazik,” a day-long vigil at the offices of
74 Victoria Street (just north of Adelaide, south of Queen)
Monday, May …
By Fawaz A. Gerges
Although now we know the leading players on Barack Obama’s national security team, we still do not know his foreign policy priorities. He has opted for a team whose character is, …
Lawyer Faisal Kutty speaks on Civil Liberties in Canada.
November 25, 2008
Click here to view Part I.
Click here to view Part II.
By Linda McQuaig
Anyone who has ever seen George Galloway in action knows why he had to be stopped at the border. He definitely poses a threat – although not the security one alleged by the …
By Kris Kotarski, For The Calgary Herald
The government of Canada is afraid that when he returns home, Abousfian Abdelrazik will talk.
That is the only possible reason why a Canadian citizen who has been publicly cleared …
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Jimmy Bourque, Ph.D.
Stefanie LeBlanc, M.A.
Anouk Utzschneider, M.Sc.
Christopher Wright, M.A.
The opinions expressed in this report are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of …
• Anti-war MP banned on grounds of national security
• ‘This idiotic ban shames Canada,’ says Galloway
Deborah Summers and agencies
Anti-war MP George Galloway has been banned from Canada, it emerged today.
A Canadian spokesman confirmed that the …