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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...
Break the Silence Against the Siege of Gaza
2008-11-19
Health Professionals Against the Siege of Gaza
Unstable medical supplies and lack of fuel have disrupted medical equipment such as incubators, dialysis equipment and heart monitors in Gaza. There is a shortage of many critical medications and esse...
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.
EU Fails Human Rights Victims
2009-10-30
Reporters without Borders
The European Union#s decision today to lift the arms embargo against Uzbekistan despite its atrocious human rights record is an unconscionable abdication of responsibility toward Uzbek victims of abus...
Five years of illegality: Time to dismantle the Wall and respect the rights of Palestinians
2009-07-09
Oxfam International
In a report, Five years of illegality, Oxfam International presents testimonies of fifteen Palestinian men and women who recount their daily problems, arising from the construction of the Wall and its...
Freedom Flotilla II – Stay Human
2011-06-23
Canadian Boat to Gaza
People from across Canada are rallying in support of the Canadian boat to Gaza which is part of the international convoy Freedom Flotilla II.
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.
Independent fact-finding mission of medical experts publishes special report on the Israeli offensive in the Gaza Strip
2009-04-06
Physicians for Human Rights-Israel and the Palestinian Medical Relief Socie
Independent fact-finding mission of medical experts commissioned by Physicians for Human Rights-Israel and the Palestinian Medical Relief Society (PMRS) published today its special report on the Israe...
International Witnesses Speak Out from Gaza
2008-12-27
Human Rights Defenders from Lebanon, the UK, Poland, Canada, Spain, Italy and Australia are present in Gaza and are witnessing and documenting the current Israeli attacks on Gaza.
Iranian regime accused of crimes against humanity
2010-01-20
Sources News Releases
Reporters Without Borders today accused the Iranian regime of #crimes against humanity# and urged the international community to speak out.
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 army raids on Bil'in village
2009-07-09
Tadamon
Israeli army forces are launching night-time military raids on Bil'in village in Palestine. Military raids launched by Israeli forces in Palestine in parallel to court case in Canada.
Massacre In Gaza Black Saturday
2008-12-27
UHWC asks you, to issue a strong Last Appeal Statement condemning Israelâ##s human rights violations against the Palestinian people and to demand a cessation of this military offensive.
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.
A Seasonal Greeting to the World: End the Siege of Gaza
2008-12-23
A Seasonal Greeting to the World: End the Siege of Gaza. This Friday at our weekly vigil, we will mark the season with a Christmas tree decorated with barbed wire to depict the prison-like conditions ...
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 Independent Jewish Voices
2010-05-31
Independent Jewish Voices
Sources welcomes a new member: Independent Jewish Voices. ndependent Jewish Voices represents Jews in Canada from diverse backgrounds, occupations and affiliations who have in common a strong commitme...
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.
We are NOT the 'Story', It's Not Just Our 21 Kidnapped Passengers
2009-07-01
FreeGaza
On June 30th 2009 Israeli Occupation Forces forcibly boarded the Free Gaza boat, SPIRIT OF HUMANITY, and kidnapped 21 human rights workers and journalists who were on their way to deliver much needed ...

Sources Select Resources

Anti-Capitalist Demonstration of May 1, 2013 in Montreal
Journée des Travailleurs et Travailleuses: Manifestation Anti-Capitaliste
Film/Video
2013
CUTV
Montreal 2013: police state. Montreal's municipal goverment passes a bylaw that suspends the right of citizens to assemble unless they have received advance permission from police. Citizens who assert...
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...
Haaretz reporter Uri Blau facing up to seven years in prison
Article
2011
Reporters without Borders
Journalist faces heavy jail sentence for using classified military papers to document human rights abuses and murders by the Israeli military.
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.
Journalists Killed since 1992
Article
2009
Committee to Protect Journalists
A database of more than 700 journalists who have been murdered or killed on dangerous assignments since 1992. Interactive maps, timelines, and statistical breakdowns providing analysis by country, yea...
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.
A memorial to killed journalists, a call to action
Article
2009
Committee to Protect Journalists
More than 500 journalists have been targeted for murder, our research shows, and nearly nine in 10 of these slayings go unpunished. Another 200 journalists have been killed in combat or on dangerous a...
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.
Torturing and Jailing Palestinian Children
Nightmare in the Occupied Territories
Abbas, Ziad
Article
2013
CounterPunch
About 500-700 children are arrested by the Israeli occupation every year, according to Defense for Children International-Palestine. These children face a policy designed to kill their spirit and shut...
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.

Sources Bookshelf

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.
Manufacturing Consent
The Political Economy of the Mass Media
Herman, Edward S.; Chomsky, Noam
Book
1988
Contrary to the usual image of the press and cantankerous, obstinate, and ubiquitious in its search for truth, Herman and Chomsky depict how an underlying elite consensus largely structures all facets...
A Practical Guide to the Law of Termination in Ontario
Second Edition - Fully Revised and Updated
Rubin, Janice; Singh, Hena
Book
2010


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