The ICLMG is a national coalition of Canadian civil society organizations that was established in the aftermath of the rushed adoption of the Anti-terrorist Act of 2001 following the September 2001 attacks in the US. The coalition brings together 45 NGOs, unions, professional associations, faith groups, environmental organizations, human rights and civil liberties advocates, as well as groups representing immigrant and refugee communities in Canada. Our mandate is to defend civil liberties and human rights in the context of the so-called ‘War on Terror’. Learn more
Saudi Arabia: Stop the execution of Ali Al-Nimr
Ali Mohammed Bagir al-Nimr faces imminent execution for crimes he allegedly committed when he was just 17 years old. The evidence against him? A forced “confession” under torture. SIGN NOW
National security information card 2001-2015
Here are the positions of the federal parties on anti-terrorism, privacy, immigration and other related legislations of concern to the ICLMG since 2001 – place your cursor on the titles of the legislation for more information Legislation and Year CPC NDP LPC BQ GPC C-36: Anti-terrorism Act, 2001 The Anti-Terrorism Act (Bill C-36) grants police […]
In the National Interest? Criminalization of Land and Environment Defenders in the Americas
The ICLMG and MiningWatch Canada released a report today that squarely links Canadian mining interests throughout the Americas with intensifying repression and violence against mining-affected communities. Highlights from ‘In the National Interest?’ Here in Canada and throughout the Americas, many governments have embraced resource extraction as the key sector to fuel economic growth, neglecting other […]
Your donation to ICLMG supports our work to protect and promote civil liberties and human rights in the context of the so-called “war on terror” in Canada. Our work includes: lobbying and carrying out advocacy work with Parliamentarians and policy makers, research, writing briefs and reports, public education and media monitoring. On the fence about […]
Tell party leaders to commit to Kill Bill C-51!
Open Media – 271,060 Canadians spoke out against reckless Bill C-51. The government just ignored you and rammed it through Parliament. It’s time to demand each of the party leaders commit to Kill Bill C-51 now! TAKE ACTION Learn more about the Anti-terrorism Act, 2015 (formerly Bill C-51) here.
Tell the U.S. government to free Slahi
American Civil Liberties Union – Write to the U.S. Secretary of Defense: “Mohamedou Slahi is being held indefinitely despite his innocence. His ongoing imprisonment is unlawful, as was the torture he survived. I’m asking you not to contest Slahi’s habeas case. Please release Mohamedou Slahi without delay.” TAKE ACTION NOW
The International Civil Liberties Monitoring Group’s partly bilingual News Digest is a carefully selected collection of news articles regarding national security, anti-terrorism, civil liberties, criminalization of dissent, immigration and refugee rights, border control issues, surveillance and privacy, press freedom, rendition to torture, war drones, terror and no-fly lists, Guantanamo prison, and much more! We publish […]