ICLMG in the media

CPAC Revue Politique on Bill S-7

CPAC – Pierre Donais welcomes MPs from the three main parties in the House of Commons for a discussion on topics highlighted in Parliament today. The International Civil Liberties Monitoring Group has once again asked federal MPs to reject Bill S-7, which deals with the fight against terrorism. Roch Tassé, the national coordinator, explains his organization’s objections to this legislation. Watch the interview

Other interviews on Bill S-7:

  • April 24, 2013 – Interview for CTV News (TV)
  • April 24, 2013 – Interview for Humber College Community Radio in Toronto (Radio)
  • April 30, 2013 – Interview for the OPIRG Root Radio show on CKCU 93.1 FM (Radio)

Critics say biometric borders threaten civil liberties

Capital News Online – A new biometric system designed to screen temporary residents entering Canada has come under fire from the NDP and activists who warn that data-sharing with the U.S. threatens civil liberties and signals a dystopic future. “If you’ve never committed a crime, you have the right under the Charter to be anonymous from the state, unless you’re doing an operation that requires a permit, like driving a car,” says Roch Tassé, coordinator of the Ottawa-based International Civil Liberties Monitoring Group, a coalition that includes Amnesty International and other human rights groups. Read more

Harkat’s press conference on Parliament Hill

YouTube – Today marks the 10th anniversary of Mohamed Harkat’s arrest under a security certificate. Ironically, it is also International Human Rights Day. ICLMG was on Parliament Hill with Mohamed Harkat, his family, Hilary Homes from Amnesty International, Ihsaan Gardee from CAIR-CAN, Randall Garrison, the NDP Public Safety critic and Elizabeth May, leader of the Green Party to denounce the security certificate regime and demand that this human rights violation stops. Watch the video

Page 9 of 12« First...7891011...Last »