Criminal justice / justice criminelle

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A Candid Conversation: Raising Awareness of Systemic and Physical Violence Against Indigenous Women

Since the Truth and Reconciliation Committee’s calls for action against the marginalizing effects of residential schools in 2015, the media has a heightened awareness towards violence against Indigenous people across the country. The Committee has…


Fighting Terrorism and F-Bombs

Earlier this year, a Halifax man was arrested and charged with public profanity after using expletives to express his views on Bill C-51, the (then) Conservative Government’s anti-terrorism legislation. He was participating in a public demonstration…


Homa Hoodfar, Montreal Professor, jailed in Tehran’s Evin Prison

Homa Hoodfar, a university professor at Montreal’s Concordia University, has been arrested and jailed by Iranian intelligence officers in Tehran’s notorious Evin prison. This is the same facility where Montreal photojournalist Zahra Kazemi was detained…