Freedom of expression / Liberté d’expression


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…

Human rights

Les droits de l’homme menacés en Égypte

Depuis 2014, on assiste à la fermeture de centaines d’organisations qui défendent les libertés civiles en Égypte ainsi qu’à la poursuite de nombreux militants des droits humains. Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, Haut-Commissaire des Nations Unies aux droits de…