Freedom of expression / Liberté d’expression

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Class action launched over G20 arrests, detentions

A class action suit has been initiated against the Toronto Police Services and the federal government (for actions of the RCMP) over the arbitrary arrests and detentions of 800 people in Toronto on June 26-27,…


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Wikileaks “Afghan War Diary” raises questions about NATO operation, Pakistan, and its own existence

Wikileaks, which released the infamous video of American soldiers opening fire on civilians a few months ago, has posted over 90 000 documents received from 2004-2010 relating to the NATO mission in Afghanistan.  Among the…







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CCLA seeks injunction on sound cannons

The Canadian Civil Liberties Association has asked the courts to prevent the Toronto Police Service and the Ontario Provincial Police, both of whom have purchased Long-Range Acoustic Devices (LRADs), from using them as “sound cannons”…



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Legal observer and support programs to run during G20

Now Magazine reports on the legal observer and support programs coming from the Toronto-based Movement Defence Committee’s Summit Legal Support Project (SLSP) and the Canadian Civil Liberties Association. The CCLA is still seeking volunteers to…