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African Union
The African Union (abbreviated AU in English, and UA in its other official languages) is an intergovernmental organization consisting of 53 African states. Established on 9 July 2002, the AU was formed as a successor to the Organi...
Article 19
ARTICLE 19, a human rights pioneer, defends and promotes freedom of expression and freedom of information all over the world. Censorship Kills. It starves and it represses. It denies people access to information essential to thei...
Asian-African Legal Consultative Organization
The Asian-African Legal Consultative Organization (AALCO) is an international governmental organization formed in 1956, initially to serve as an advisory board to member states on matters of international law. It was an outgrowth ...
Central American Integration System
Central American Integration System (Spanish: Sistema de la Integraci¢n Centroamericana; SICA) is an intergovernmental organization of Central American states. It has a standing invitation to participate as observer in the session...
Coalition to Oppose the Arms Trade
COAT is a national network of individuals and organizations in Canada that began in late 1988 to organize opposition to ARMX '89, which was the country's largest weapons bazaar. COAT has continued to expose and oppose Canada's rol...
Commonwealth Secretariat
The Commonwealth is an association of 53 independent states consulting and co-operating in the common interests of their peoples and in the promotion of international understanding
CorpWatch
CorpWatch provides news, analysis, research tools and action resources to respond to corporate activity around the globe, and also talks with people who are directly affected by corporate abuses as well as with others fighting for...
Council of Europe
Founded in 1949, the Council of Europe seeks to develop throughout Europe common and democratic principles based on the European Convention on Human Rights and other reference texts on the protection of individuals. The Council ha...
Electronic Intifada
Palestinian portal for information about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and its depiction in the media. News, commentary, analysis and reference materials about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict from a Palestinian perspective.
European Union
The European Union (EU) is an economic and political union of 27 member states, located primarily in Europe. It was established by the Treaty of Maastricht on 1 November 1993 upon the foundations of the pre-existing European Econo...
Family Service Toronto
FST is a non-profit social service agency offering a wide range of counselling and support programs in 13 locations across the City of Toronto. Since 1914, FST has been assisting individuals, families and communities through couns...
La Francophonie
The primary mission of the organization is the promotion of the French language as an international language and the promotion of worldwide cultural and linguistic diversity in the era of economic globalization. In this regard, co...
ibiblio.org
The public's library and digital archive. Home to one of the largest "collections of collections" on the Internet, ibiblio.org is a conservancy of freely available information, including software, music, literature, art, history,...
International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (CLC)
The IAM is a trade union representing some 40,000 Canadian workers in air transport and a wide range of manufacturing including aircraft, autoparts, aerospace, autobuses, electronics, light and heavy machinery, tools and appliance...
International Centre for Migration Policy Development
The International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD) was founded in 1993, upon the initiative of Austria and Switzerland. The organization was created to serve as a support mechanism for informal consultations, and to...
International Court of Justice
The International Court of Justice (ICJ) is the principal judicial organ of the United Nations (UN). It was established in June 1945 by the Charter of the United Nations and began work in April 1946. The seat of the Court is at t...
International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL)
INTERPOL is the world's largest international police organization, with 187 member countries. Created in 1923, it facilitates cross-border police cooperation, and supports and assists all organizations, authorities and services wh...
International Development Law Organization
IDLO is an international intergovernmental organization dedicated to promoting the rule of law and good governance in developing countries, countries in economic transition and in those emerging from armed conflict. We pursue ou...
International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance
The International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA) is an intergovernmental organization that supports sustainable democracy worldwide. Its objective is to strengthen democratic institutions and...
International Labour Organization
The International Labour Organization (ILO) is devoted to advancing opportunities for women and men to obtain decent and productive work in conditions of freedom, equity, security and human dignity. Its main aims are to promote ri...
International Organization for Migration
Established in 1951, IOM is the leading intergovernmental organization in the field of migration and works closely with governmental, intergovernmental and non-governmental partners. With 125 member states, a further 18 states ho...
Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe
With 56 States drawn from Europe, Central Asia and America, the OSCE is the world's largest regional security organization, bringing comprehensive and co-operative security to a region that stretches from Vancouver to Vladivostok....
Organization of American States
The Organization of American States (OAS) brings together the nations of the Western Hemisphere to strengthen cooperation on democratic values, defend common interests and debate the major issues facing the region and the world. T...
Organization of the Islamic Conference
The Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) is the second largest inter-governmental organization after the United Nations which has membership of 57 states spread over four continents. The Organization is the collective voic...
Pacific Islands Forum
The Pacific Islands Forum, formerly the South Pacific Forum until a name change in October 2000, was founded in August 1971 and comprises 16 independent and self-governing states in the Pacific. The Forum is the region's premier p...
Palestinian Centre for Human Rights
The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights (PCHR) is a non-government organization (NGO) based in Gaza City. The Centre is a non-profit company, dedicated to protecting human rights, promoting the rule of law and upholding democratic...
Permanent Court of Arbitration
The PCA is an intergovernmental organization with over 100 Member States. Established in 1899 to facilitate arbitration and other forms of dispute resolution between states, the PCA has developed into a modern, multi-faceted arbit...
The Straight Goods
Over ten years Straight Goods News has worked to become a trusted, progressive Canadian online news source. It evolved from one news website - StraightGoods.ca - to a family of them including: HarperIndex.ca, PublicValues.ca, ...
United Nations
The United Nations is central to global efforts to solve problems that challenge humanity. Cooperating in this effort are more than 30 affiliated organizations, known together as the UN system. Day in and day out, the UN and its f...
United Nations Human Rights Council
The Human Rights Council is an inter-governmental body within the UN system made up of 47 States responsible for strengthening the promotion and protection of human rights around the globe. The Council was created by the UN Genera...
Women Living Under Muslim Law
WLUML is an international solidarity network that provides information and support for those women whose lives have been shaped by the customs and/or laws of Islam. It extends to more than 70 countries and links all women who see ...
World Bank
The World Bank is a vital source of financial and technical assistance to developing countries around the world. We are not a bank in the common sense. We are made up of two unique development institutions owned by 185 member coun...
World Intellectual Property Organization
The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations. It is dedicated to developing a balanced and accessible international intellectual property (IP) system, which rewards creativity, ...
Zatoun
Zatoun is an NGO which brings fair trade olive oil from occupied Palestine. It highlights the plight of Palestinian farmers and the destruction of their livelihood. Olive oil is a basic food which reminds us of our common humanity...

News Releases

Armed gunmen raid salvadoran human rights organization, burn archives
2013-11-15
Committee in Solidarity with the People of El Salvador
Armed gunmen raid Salvadoran human rights organization Pro-Busqueda just months after abrupt closure of Archdiocese's human rights office, Tutela Legal. Human rights defenders see actions as effort to...
B'Tselem demands a halt to baseless assault by Rights and Democracy chair
2010-02-07
B'Tselem
B#Tselem has written to demand that Board members of the Canadian organization Rights and Democracy stop maligning B'Tselem's name.
Canadian Boat to Gaza announces the delegates who will be aboard the Tahrir
2011-06-16
Canadian Boat to Gaza
Before the end of June, the Canadian ship Tahrir will join the Freedom Flotilla 2 Stay Human, carrying civil society delegates from coast to coast, international partners, and journalists from a ran...
Connexions Archive seeks a new home
2009-11-18
Connexions Information Sharing Services
The Connexions Archive, a Toronto-based library dedicated to preserving the history of grassroots movements for social change, needs a new home.
Dignite attacked: one Canadian on board Gaza-bound French boat
2011-07-19
Organizers of the Canadian Boat to Gaza (CBG), the Tahrir, lost contact with the French flagged boat Dignité from the Freedom Flotilla II, at 10:10AM local time when the boat was in international w...
Dignite delegates deported by Israel
2011-07-21
Canadian Boat to Gaza Update. The Freedom Flotilla 2 delegates from the Dignite-Karama have been deported by Israel, including Stephan Corriveau of the Tahrir, who arrived back in Canada Wednesday.
Dignite on the Last Leg of Voyage to Gaza
2011-07-19
Small French ship carrying a message that cannot be silenced.
Four young Tibetans jailed for providing information about self-immolation
2012-10-04
Reporters without Borders
Reporters Without Borders is appalled to learn that more Tibetans, including a minor, have been given long jail sentences for trying to circulate information about the grave human rights situation in ...
French boat Dignite of the Freedom Flotilla II leaves Greece
2011-07-18
The French boat “Dignite/Karama” (Dignity) left the Greek island Kastellorizo around 8:30PM local time on Saturday July 16, 2011, heading south.
Human Rights Council resolution on blasphemy
2010-03-30
Reporters without Borders
Reporters Without Borders is extremely concerned by a resolution condemning #defamation of religions# which the United Nations Human Rights Council adopted on 25 March.
In Support of the Palestinian Human Rights Community Call for International Action
2009-01-05
In the past the world knew how to fight criminal policies. The boycott on South Africa was effective, but Israel is handled with kid gloves: its trade relations are flourishing, academic and cultural ...
Independent Jewish Voices letter refutes Ambassador's claim Israel supports Christian Palestinians
2012-03-21
Independent Jewish Voices
Jewish organization counters Israeli ambassador's Islamophobia. IJV states Israeli occupation, not Muslims, is cause of Christian Palestinian problems.
International Women's Day Centenary sees largest ever activity
2011-03-07
March 8 sees the highest level of global women's activity ever witnessed as groups celebrate the International Women's Day centenary.
Israel: Misuse of Drones Killed Civilians in Gaza
2009-06-30
Human Rights Watch
Israeli attacks with guided missiles fired from aerial drones killed civilians during the recent Gaza fighting in violation of the laws of war, Human Rights Watch says.
Israeli Human Rights groups: Clear and present danger to the lives and well-being of tens of thousands of civilians
2009-01-14
Since the beginning of the Gaza campaign a heavy suspicion has arisen of grave violations of international humanitarian law by military forces. This kind of fighting is a blatant violation of the laws...
Jenny Peto speaks at UBC, downtown Vancouver on Palestinian rights, threats to academic freedom
2011-02-11
Seriously Free Speech Committee
Jenny Peto, whose Master's thesis was attacked in the Ontario legislature for being anti-semitic, is speaking in Vancouver on Fri. at UBC and Sat. at SFU Harbour Centre on the growing threats to acade...
Jewish Canadians Concerned About Suppression of Criticism of Israel
2009-03-10
We are Jewish Canadians concerned about all expressions of racism, anti-Semitism, and social injustice. We believe that the Holocaust legacy "Never again" means never again for all peoples. It is a tr...
Jewish group challenges Harper's knee-jerk support for Israeli government
2011-05-30
Independent Jewish Voices
The Canadian government should be promoting a resolution to the conflict in Israel and Palestine, based on international law -- not backing Israel with unquestioning support regardless of what it does...
Journalists Welcome European Call to Review Anti-Terrorism Laws
2009-06-01
International Federation of Journalists
Ministers of the human rights network of the Council of Europe have called on their governments to review anti-terrorism laws in the face of strong criticism from journalists that some laws are in pra...
Le bateau francais Dignite-Al Karama est sorti des eaux grecques
2011-07-18
Le bateau franais Dignite-Al Karama a quitte l'Ile de Kastellorizo en Grece, vers 20h30 heure locale, aujourd'hui 16 juillet 2011, en direction du sud.
An Open Letter From Anti-Zionist Jewish Youth in Canada
2009-01-05
Let us not be silent bystanders while humanity suffers. Let us raise our voices, as Jewish youth, and demand a single, democratic state, with equal rights for everyone in Israel/Palestine.
Religious Freedom and Human Rights
2010-05-14
University of Winnipeg
Religious Freedom and Human Rights seminar June 21 sets table for G8 reflections.
Reporters Without Borders co-launches Photojournalism Competition on Human Rights of the Montreal Human Rights Film Festival
2008-12-04
Reporters Without Borders
Reporters Without Borders co-launches the first edition of the Photojournalism Competition on Human Rights of the Montreal Human Rights Film Festival.
Richard Falk, UN Rapporteur on Human Rights in Occupied Palestinian Territories Speaking in Toronto
2009-09-20
NECEF
Richard Falk, the UN Rapporteur on Human Rights in the Occupied Palestinian Territories, will be speaking in Toronto next Sunday September 27th at 2pm. at 155 College St. Room 610.
Russia: Investigate Murder of Prominent Rights Lawyer
2009-01-23
Human Rights Watch
Russian authorities should immediately investigate the killing of Stanislav Markelov, a prominent Russian human rights lawyer, and bring his killers to justice, Human Rights Watch says.
Sakharov Network requests Chinese dissident Hu Jia's release
2010-04-15
Sakharov Network
The Sakharov Network calls on the European Parliament#s president and the countries of the European Union to take energetic action to obtain the release of imprisoned Chinese human rights activist Hu ...
Sakharov Network welcomes Russian NGO among its ranks
2009-10-22
Sakharov Network
The Sakharov Network of former winners of the Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought hails today's European Parliament decision to award this year's prize to Memorial, an NGO that defends human rights ...
Sakharov Prize 2009 finalists chosen
2009-10-12
European Parliament
The three finalists for the Sakharov Prize for freedom of thought have been announced. The winner will be announced October 22, 2009.
Secularist Center for Inquiry Delivers Statement to UN Opposing "Defamation of Religions" Resolution
2009-11-04
Center for Inquiry
The Center for Inquiry (CFI), a secularist think tank and NGO has delivered a statement strongly opposing the proposed "Combating the Defamation of Religions" resolution backed by the Organization o...
Sources welcomes B.C. Human Rights Coalition
2009-05-25
B.C. Human Rights Coalition
Sources welcomes a new member, the B.C. Human Rights Coalition.
Sources welcomes Canadians for Genocide Education
2009-03-06
Canadians for Genocide Education
CGE is a multi-cultural coalition of associations committed to equity and inclusivity in education on and commemoration of Genocide. Our focus areas are school curriculum and government funded project...
Sources welcomes Michael Riordon
2010-04-14
Michael Riordon
Sources welcomes a new member: Michael Riordon. Canadian writer and documentary-maker Michael Riordon writes/directs/produces books and articles, audio, video and film documentaries, plays for radio a...
Sources welcomes Omar Ha-Redeye
2009-01-30
Omar Ha-Redeye
Sources welcomes a new member: Omar Ha-Redeye. Omar Ha-Redeye is frequently interviewed by the media on subjects relating to health, security, law, politics, social media, disasters, minority rights a...
Sources welcomes the Seriously Free Speech Committee
2010-10-17
Seriously Free Speech Committee
Sources welcomes a new member: the Seriously Free Speech Committee. The SFSC is committed to free expression of views on Israel/Palestine.
Support Builds for Charter 08: Manifesto for Human Rights and Democratic Reform in China
2009-02-09
China Right's Network panel discussion on Charter 08, a manifesto for human rights and democratic reform in China.
Thailand: Call for moratorium on prosecutions for criticising the King, dialogue on Internet freedom
2009-04-28
Reporters Without Borders joined by 31 other organisations in a call for moratorium on prosecutions for criticising the King, dialogue on Internet freedom.
The Canadian Boat to Gaza (CBG), the Tahrir, to set sail today as part of Freedom Flotilla II
2011-07-04
Canadian Boat to Gaza
With the support of Greek civil society and people from all around the world the Tahrir is casting off from Greece today.
The Tahrir Will Sail Again
2011-07-10
We will keep coming by sea, by air, by land and in the media until the blockade collapses and Palestine is free.
Toronto Artists Protest Koffler Fundraiser
2009-06-03
Toronto Artists Protest Koffler Fundraiser: Silence Tastes Badâ## Put Free Speech on the Menu. Artists and supporters speak out for freedom of association at the launch of the Koffler Gallery fundrai...
23 IFEX members and other organisations raise concerns about proposed mechanisms to combat racial and religious intolerance
2009-10-22
International Freedom of Expression Exchange
23 IFEX members and other organisations raise concerns about proposed mechanisms to combat racial and religious intolerance.
Urgent Call for Immediate International Intervention
2009-01-04
Palestinian Medical Relief Society and Physicians for Human Rights-Israel
The Palestinian Medical Relief Society and Physicians for Human Rights-Israel call for urgent and immediate intervention by the international community, and especially the Quartet, for the enforcement...

Sources Select Resources

Armed gunmen raid salvadoran human rights organization, burn archives
Sources News Release
Article
2013
Committee in Solidarity with the People of El Salvador
Armed gunmen raid Salvadoran human rights organization Pro-Busqueda just months after abrupt closure of Archdiocese's human rights office, Tutela Legal. Human rights defenders see actions as effort to...
Berta Cáceres: her fight for human rights in Honduras continues
Bengtsson, Verenice
Article
2016
The Ecologist
Last week the environmental and human rights activist Berta Cáceres was murdered by gunmen in an early morning attack on her home which may have been carried out by or in collusion with state agents. ...
The Bias of Human Rights Watch
Promoting Injustice
Leech, Garry
Article
2013
Counterpunch
The reports issued by Human Rights Watch over the past decade have increasingly exhibited a bias towards certain rights over others. More precisely, Human Rights Watch repeatedly focuses on political ...
Connexions Library: Human Rights and Civil Liberties Focus
Website
Connexions Information Sharing Services
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on civil liberties and human rights.
Connexions Library: Peace Focus
Website
Connexions Information Sharing Services
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on peace and conflict resolution.
Connexions Library: Race, Racism, Ethnicity, Multiculturalism Focus
Website
Connexions Information Sharing Services
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on race, racism, ethnicity, multiculturalism, identity.
A Contest of Ideas: Capital, Politics and Labor
Lichtenstein, Nelson
Book
2013
University of Illinois Press
Compilation and updates of many of Lichtenstein's most provocative and controversial essays and reviews. The author offers perspectives on the relationship of labour and the state, the tensions that s...
Dismantling Democracy
Stifling Debate and Dissent in Canada
Article
2015
Voices-Voix
An extensive dossier of the Harper government's attacks on democracy, debate, and dissent.
Double Jeopardy: Carbon Offsets and Human Rights Abuses
Checker, Melissa
Article
2009
CounterPunch
Whether you're a climate change denier or doomsayer, an avid recycler or rabid consumer of plastic bottles, there is one very good but little-known reason to oppose carbon offsets: their immediate and...
'Free speech' - as long as it doesn't offend anyone
Diemer, Ulli
Article
2009
Canadian Dimension - Volume 43, Number 1 - January/February 2009
On the issue of free speech most of the right and much of the left are in agreement, and so too are many liberals, activists, and human rights apparatchiks. They hold essentially the same position on ...
Free speech for me - you shut up
Diemer, Ulli
Article
2008
Ulli Diemer
The right to express offensive views is at the very heart of the principle of free speech.
Gay Rights: A World of Inequality
Williams, Zoe
Article
2011
The Guardian
In the 82 countries that still criminalize homosexuality, new NGOs are taking a top down approach to making change. They are liaising with top ranking officials and establishing global legal networks ...
Human Rights & Civil Liberties Topic Index in Sources Directory of Experts
Spokespersons, Experts, and Resources
Website
Sources
A subject guide to experts and spokespersons on topics related to human rights and civil liberties in the Sources directory for the media.
Human Rights Council resolution on blasphemy
Sources News Release
Article
2010
Reporters without Borders
Reporters Without Borders is extremely concerned by a resolution condemning #defamation of religions# which the United Nations Human Rights Council adopted on 25 March.
Human Rights Week 2002
Chomsky, Noam
Article
2003
Z Magazine
Chomsky details the meaning behind Human Rights Week, despite the lack of enthusiasm in North America. He highlights, in particular, the achievements of the Kurdish Human Rights Project (KHRP).
Israel Seeks Ways To Silence Human Rights Groups
Cook, Jonathan
Article
2009
Countercurrents
In a bid to staunch the flow of damaging evidence of war crimes committed during Israel's winter assault on Gaza, the Israeli government has launched a campaign to clamp down on human rights groups, b...
Israel: The Broken Silence
Shulman, David
Article
2016
The New York Review of Books
Book review - Israel: The Broken Silence.
Jewish Canadians Concerned About Suppression of Criticism of Israel
Article
2009
We are Jewish Canadians concerned about all expressions of racism, anti-Semitism, and social injustice. We believe that the Holocaust legacy "Never again" means never again for all peoples. It is a tr...
Journalists Welcome European Call to Review Anti-Terrorism Laws
Sources News Release
Article
2009
International Federation of Journalists
Ministers of the human rights network of the Council of Europe have called on their governments to review anti-terrorism laws in the face of strong criticism from journalists that some laws are in pra...
The mass graves of Kashmir
India's dirty war unmasked
Scott-Clark, Cathy
Article
2012
The Guardian
For 22 years this contested region has endured a regime of torture and disappeared civilians. Now a local laywer is discovering their unmarked graves and challenging India's abuses.
The OIC does not speak for Muslims
Fatah, Tarek
Article
2008
Tarek Fatah says that "To suggest that any criticism of Islamism, the political ideology of the Muslim Brotherhood and the Iranian Ayatollahs, is anti-Islamic is a bogus and fraudulent position. I wou...
Religious Freedom and Human Rights
Sources News Release
Article
2010
University of Winnipeg
Religious Freedom and Human Rights seminar June 21 sets table for G8 reflections.
Reporters Without Borders co-launches Photojournalism Competition on Human Rights of the Montreal Human Rights Film Festival
Sources News Release
Article
2008
Reporters Without Borders
Reporters Without Borders co-launches the first edition of the Photojournalism Competition on Human Rights of the Montreal Human Rights Film Festival.
Rights on Condition: Association for Civil Rights in Israel State of Human Rights Report 2009
Article
2009
Alternative Information Center
In Israel, the entire spectrum of rights is dependent on what we say or believe, what ethnic group we belong to, how much money we have, and more.
Slavery still shackles Mauritania, 31 years after its abolition
Mark, Monica
Article
2012
The Guardian
Rigid caste system and ruling elite have enabled a centuries-old practice to continue into the 21st century.
Thailand: Call for moratorium on prosecutions for criticising the King, dialogue on Internet freedom
Sources News Release
Article
2009
Reporters Without Borders joined by 31 other organisations in a call for moratorium on prosecutions for criticising the King, dialogue on Internet freedom.
23 IFEX members and other organisations raise concerns about proposed mechanisms to combat racial and religious intolerance
Sources News Release
Article
2009
International Freedom of Expression Exchange
23 IFEX members and other organisations raise concerns about proposed mechanisms to combat racial and religious intolerance.
UC Davis spent $175,000 to scrub online pepper spray references
Stanton, Sam; Lambert, Diana
Article
2016
McClatchy DC
The University of California, Davis, contracted with consultants for at least $175,000 to scrub the Internet of negative online postings following the November 2011 pepper spraying of students and to ...
Why Are We The Good Guys? - Book Review
Article
2012
Medialens
One of the unspoken assumptions of the Western world is that ‘we’ are great defenders of human rights, a free press and the benefits of market economics. Mistakes might be made along the way, perhaps ...
Why is India so bad for women?
Pidd, Helen
Article
2012
The Guardian
Of all the G20 nations, India has been labelled the worst place to be a woman. How is this possible in a country that prides itself on being the world's largest democracy?

Sources Bookshelf

Canada Since 1960: A People's History
A Left Perspective on 50 Years of Politics, Economics and Culture
Gonick, By (ed.)
Book
2016
An account of the most important developments in Canadian history from the 1960s to today, seen through the eyes of Canadian Dimension magazine.
A Contest of Ideas: Capital, Politics and Labor
Lichtenstein, Nelson
Book
2013
Compilation and updates of many of Lichtenstein's most provocative and controversial essays and reviews. The author offers perspectives on the relationship of labour and the state, the tensions that s...
For Better or Worse
A Practical guide to Canadian Employment Law, Third Edition - Fully Revised and Updated
Echlin, The Honourable Mr. Justice Randall Scott; Thomlinson, Christine M.
Book
2011
Human Resources Guide to Workplace Investigations
Rubin, Janice B.A., LL.B; Thomlinson, Christine B.A., LL.B
Book
2006
A comprehensive "how-to" manual for planning and executing a proper and fair workplace investigation.
Media Think
Winter, James
Book
2000
Increasingly the news media are owned by a small group of very large corporations with extensive interests outside the industry, run by the corporate elite.Winter argues that instead of offering diver...
The Missing News
Filters and Blind Spots in Canada's Press
Hackett, Robert A.; Gruneau, Richard; with Donald Gutstein, Timothy A. Gibson and Newswatch Canada
Book
2000
Asks a number of questions, including: How well do the news media filter reality, for what purposes, through what processes and in whose interests? How do newspapers and TV stations choose what news i...
Necessary Illusions
Thought Control in Democratic Societies
Chomsky, Noam
Book
1989
An inquiry into the nature of the media and the role of intellectuals in "a political system where the population cannot be disciplined by force, and thus must be subjected to more subtle forms of ide...
A Practical Guide to the Law of Termination in Ontario
Second Edition - Fully Revised and Updated
Rubin, Janice; Singh, Hena
Book
2010
Why Are We The Good Guys?
Reclaiming Your Mind From The Delusions Of Propaganda
Cromwell, David
Book
2012
One of the unspoken assumptions of the Western world is that we are great defenders of human rights, a free press and the benefits of market economics. Mistakes might be made along the way, perhaps ev...

Media

The Jewish Tribune
Canada's largest Jewish newspaper. Mission: To provide a credible printed voice for the issues and objectives pursued by B'nai Brith Canada and to provide a newspaper which is topical, and reflects th...
New Internationalist
New Internationalist reports on issues of world poverty and inequality. We focus attention on the unjust relationship between the powerful and the powerless worldwide in the fight for global justice.
Outlook: Canada's Progressive Jewish Magazine
Promoting peace and justice in the Middle East and supports multiculturalism and self-determination of people all over the world. Original articles, poems, stories and reviews by writers from Canada, ...
Peace Magazine
Offers analysis of conflicts and approaches to conflict resolution for both a general and academic readership.
The Upstream Journal
Information on human rights and economic justice in the Third World.

Government Ministries & Agencies

Canadian Human Rights Commission
Administers the Canadian Human Rights Act and is responsible for ensuring compliance with the Employment Equity Act. Both laws ensure that the principles of equal opportunity and non-discrimination ar...
Canadian International Development Agency
Mandate: "Supporting sustainable development, reducing poverty and providing humanitarian assistance in order to promote a more secure, equitable and prosperous world."
Canadian Race Relations Foundation
Committed to the elimination of racism and racial discrimination, the CRRF sheds light on the manifestations of racism; provides independent outspoken leadership, and acts as a resource and facilitato...
Correctional Investigator Canada
Iinvestigate and bring resolution to individual offender complaints, and make recommendations on the Correctional Service's policies and procedures associated with the areas of individual complaints.
Foreign Affairs And International Trade Canada
Media Relations Office The Media Relations Office maintains an ongoing working relationship with Canadian and foreign journalists in Canada. It is the departmental contact point for requests coming f...
Justice & Attorney General of Canada
The Department of Justice provides advice and services to federal departments and conducts, as the Attorney General of Canada, litigation on their behalf. The department also has general responsibilit...
Public Service Commission
An independent agency responsible for safeguarding the values of a professional Public Service: competence, non-partisanship and representativeness.
Status of Women Canada
A federal government organization that promotes the full participation of women in the economic, social and democratic life of Canada.


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