Editorials & commentary

ICLMG response to Criminal Code amendments on counterterrorism and international assistance, iclmg.ca, March 10, 2023

Feds must immediately suspend CSIS threat reduction powers following latest watchdog report, iclmg.ca, February 21, 2023

ICLMG remembers Quebec city mosque victims and renews commitment to fight Islamophobia, iclmg.ca, January 29, 2023

Tim McSorley: Canada’s persecution of Muslim charities must stop, The National Post, December 5, 2022

Tim McSorley: “Following repatriation of four Canadians from Northeastern Syria, the Canadian government must act quickly to bring all detainees home,” iclmg.ca, October 28, 2022

Tim McSorley: “Twenty-one years later, the brutal legacy of the War on Terror lives on,” iclmg.ca, September 11, 2022

Tim McSorley: “Government proposal to fight “online harms” presents dangers of its own,” Ligue des droits et libertés magazine, September 9, 2022

Tim McSorley: “We need answers and accountability from Prime Minister Trudeau and CSIS on Canada’s role in the Shamima Begum affair,” September 1, 2022

Tim McSorley: RCMP violates national security disclosure rules, potentially placing thousands of individuals at risk, March 8, 2022

Tim McSorley & Anne Dagenais Guertin: In clear view: Confronting Canadian police use of facial recognition technology, CCPA’s The Monitor, March 1, 2022

Anne Dagenais Guertin: Why we need to ditch anti-terrorism and national security, Rabble.ca, September 10, 2021

Tim McSorley: “The Case for a Ban on Facial Recognition Surveillance in Canada” in Queens University Surveillance & Society Journal, 2021

Tim McSorley: Privacy Commissioner Report Slamming RCMP Use of Facial Recognition Technology Demonstrates the Need for an Immediate Ban, Says Civil Liberties Coalition, June 15, 2021

Tim McSorley: Intelligence Commissioner Report 2020: The Mysterious Case of the Disappearing Canadian Datasets and Other Observations, May 7, 2021

Tim McSorley & Anne Dagenais Guertin: Violent hate groups must be held to account — using rights-violating anti-terrorism laws isn’t the way to do it, ICLMG, January 19, 2021.

Tim McSorley: Time to end Canada’s No Fly List once and for all, ICLMG, November 5, 2020.

Tim McSorley: Comments on “Trudeau government pressed to shield secret operational information in court”, Twitter, October 26, 2020.

ICLMG on news that “CSIS sees warrant process as ‘burdensome’ and a ‘necessary evil’: federal review”, Facebook, October 13, 2020.

Tim McSorley: New revelations of RCMP online mass surveillance raise troubling privacy, civil liberties concerns, ICLMG, September 28, 2020.

ICLMG: Comment on “Ontario police services board calls Six Nations members halting housing development ‘terrorists'”, Facebook, September 25, 2020.

ICLMG has some ideas on how Bill Blair can uphold human rights, Facebook, September 25, 2020.

ICLMG: 19 years after 9/11, Facebook, September 11, 2020.

Tim McSorley: New revelations of spy agency’s unlawful activities and misleading courts shows need for concrete action and accountability, ICLMG, September 2, 2020.

ICLMG: On the prorogation of Parliament, Bill C-3 and independent review for CBSA, Twitter, August 18, 2020.

ICLMG: Canada must reopen its border to refugee claimants coming from the US now, ICLMG, April 3, 2020.

Anne Dagenais Guertin: Comments on news that ” Trudeau leaves door open to using smartphone data to track Canadians’ compliance with pandemic rules”, Facebook, March 25, 2020.

Tim McSorley: Comments on article “Police Are Treating a Fatal Hammer Attack as Terrorism, But Not Mass Killings”, Twitter, February 28, 2020.

Tim McSorley: Spy Agency’s Failure to Inform Minister of “High Risk” Ops Raises Troubling Questions, Medium.com, November 18, 2019.

Tim McSorley: Eight Steps the Liberal Government Must Take to Protect and Promote Civil Liberties, Medium.com, November 14, 2019.

Tim McSorley: Border guards without boundaries: Why CBSA needs a watchdog, CCPA Behind the numbers, September 5, 2019.

Tim McSorley: Who reviews cyber attacks in Canada? We need answers. Medium.com, June 26, 2019.

Tim McSorley: What’s at stake with the government’s national security bill, C-59?, Medium.com, May 29, 2019.

Anne Dagenais Guertin & Matthew Behrens: Arriving to the wrong conclusion: ICLMG’s response to ex-CSIS analyst PR piece, March 11, 2019. Also published on The Hill Times.

Anne Dagenais Guertin & Tim McSorley: Canada is deporting a man to torture. Will we let that happen?, ICLMG, December 10, 2018. Also published on The Huffington Post

Tim McSorley: Challenges, but no crisis at the border, CCPA, September 1st, 2018

Tim McSorley: The Government Must Stop The Deportation Of Mohamed Harkat, Huffington Post, June 25. 2018

Tim McSorley: Liberals’ Broken Promise To Fix National Security Laws Risks Our Rights, Huffington Post, May 16, 2018

Tim McSorley: What Happened to Bill C-59 at Committee?, ICLMG, May 3, 2018

Tim McSorley: Better than C-51, but that isn’t saying much, CCPA, November 21, 2017

Tim McSorley: New National Security Act Falls Short, Even By Liberals’ Own Standards, Huffington Post, September 25, 2017

Tim McSorley: The government published its report on the National Security Consultation: Our reaction, May 30, 2017

Tim McSorley: Bill C-22: Liberals Undermining Goal Of Strong National Security Oversight, The Huffington Post, March 30, 2017

Tim McSorley: Proposed New Preclearance Act Will Bring Border Trouble, ICLMG, February 16, 2017

Anne Dagenais Guertin & Tim McSorley: Fighting Hate in the Wake of the Quebec City Mosque Shooting: 5 Ways the Trudeau Government Can Act Now!, ICLMG, February 1, 2017

Tim McSorley : Reject Information Obtained Through Torture Once And For All, CSILC, January 31, 2017

Tim McSorley: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: Human Rights and National Security Challenges for 2017, ICLMG, January 5, 2017

Tim McSorley: Don’t let the police steal Canada’s National Security Debate, ICLMG & The Huffington Post, December 14, 2016

Tim McSorley: We can’t mark another Human Rights Day with blood on our hands, ICLMG & iPolitics, December 9, 2016

Monia Mazigh: Trudeau Needs To Act And Secure Homa Hoodfar’s Return To Canada, The Huffington Post, August 30, 2016

Monia Mazigh: American Involvement In Canadian Terror Cases Must Be Questioned, The Huffington Post, August 16, 2016

Monia Mazigh: ICLMG is happy to meet Salim Alaradi in Canada, ICLMG, August 15, 2016

Monia Mazigh: Do We Have A Pattern Of Police Entrapment In Canada?, The Huffington Post, August 3, 2016

Monia Mazigh: Silence On Abdirahman Abdi’s Death Shows Lack Of Accountability, The Huffington Post, July 28, 2016

Monia Mazigh: Where Is The Accountability For Ottawa’s Communications Spies?, The Huffington Post, July 21, 2016

Monia Mazigh: Liberals Need The Political Courage To Finally Repeal C-51, The Huffington Post, July 13, 2016

Monia Mazigh: CSIS Perpetuates A Culture Of Fear With Unannounced Visits, The Huffington Post, July 5, 2016

Anne Dagenais Guertin: Our Analysis of C-22: An Inadequate and Worrisome Bill, ICLMG, June 30, 2016

Monia Mazigh: CBSA: more powers and yet no accountability, ICLMG, June 16, 2016

Monia Mazigh: Counterterrorism Plans Won’t Be Effective Until Biases Are Addressed, The Huffington Post, June 9, 2016

Monia Mazigh: RCMP warrantless spying on journalists: We need stronger oversight and better journalistic ethics, ICLMG, May 18, 2016

Monia Mazigh: Canada’s “No-Fly List” Highlights A Need For Political Courage, The Huffington Post, May 13, 2016

Monia Mazigh: Canada Must Finally Take A Stand Against Torture, The Huffington Post, May 4, 2016

Monia Mazigh: Ottawa Has A Double Standard When It Comes To Protecting Privacy, The Huffington Post, April 21, 2016

Monia Mazigh: Is ‘counter-radicalization’ just another way of blaming all terrorism on Muslims?, iPolitics, April 8, 2016

Monia Mazigh: How Will ‘Responsible Conviction’ Help Canadians Detained Abroad?, The Huffington Post, April 6, 2016

Monia Mazigh: Information Sharing And The No-Fly List: The Elephant In The Room, The Huffington Post, March 16, 2016

Monia Mazigh: Hold CBSA Accountable For Deporting Detainees To Torture, The Huffington Post, March 10, 2016

Monia Mazigh: Will the government listen to spies’ demands or to the population’s?, ICLMG, March 9, 2016

Monia Mazigh: No-Fly List: what is the government trying to hide?, ICLMG, March 2, 2016

Monia Mazigh and Azeezah Kanji: U.S. prison brutality will not end with Guantanamo, Toronto Star, February 28, 2016

Monia Mazigh: Entrapment: when does fiction stop and reality start?, ICLMG, February 24, 2016

Monia Mazigh: CBSA: extended powers with no accountability, ICLMG, February 17, 2016

Monia Mazigh: Can a law be made retroactive after the fact? The Liberal government thinks so, ICLMG, February 10, 2016

Monia Mazigh: How many more security breaches should we accept before getting serious about review mechanisms?, ICLMG, February 4, 2016

Monia Mazigh: Will Ralph Goodale erase the shameful legacy of Vic Toews?, ICLMG, January 27, 2016

Monia Mazigh: Canadians detained abroad: and now what to do?, ICLMG, January 20, 2016

Monia Mazigh: Oversight and Review Mechanisms: which one to choose?, ICLMG, January 12, 2016

Monia Mazigh and Azeezah Kanji: Liberals must end Canada’s complicity in torture, Toronto Star, January 7, 2016

Monia Mazigh: Sorry, you can’t fly but we don’t know why, ICLMG, January 6, 2016

Monia Mazigh: Many hopes and challenges for 2016, ICLMG, December 15, 2015

Monia Mazigh: What is the Impact of Fundamentalism on the Freedom of Association and Peaceful Assembly?, ICLMG, December 9, 2015

Monia Mazigh: Why did Americans care about Khadr’s rights more than Canadians?, ICLMG, December 1, 2015

Monia Mazigh: Mr. Paulson: “We have enough power to fight cybercrime”, ICLMG, November 26, 2015

Monia Mazigh: Ten years after the Arar report — what have we learned?, iPolitics, October 29, 2015

Monia Mazigh: The terror law that’s tearing Canada in two, iPolitics, October 1, 2015

Alex Neve, John Packer and Roch Tassé: Security reform should protect our freedom, Ottawa Citizen, October 29, 2014

Matthew Behrens: Fight for Freedom? You’re Inadmissible to Canada, ICLMG’ News Digest, September 25, 2014

Roch Tassé: Stop the deportation of Jose Figueroa, ICLMG’ News Digest, October, 2013

Anne Dagenais Guertin: Response to Margaret Wente’s article: When we use torture, we become what we are fighting against, ICLMG’ News Digest, February, 2013

Anne Dagenais Guertin: Time to address the root causes of terrorism, ICLMG’ News Digest, November, 2013

Warren Allmand: Canadians need answers on domestic spying powers, The Toronto Star, September, 2013

Stuart Trew and Roch Tassé: Enhanced driver’s licences too smart for their own good, The Toronto Star, June, 2009

Maud Barlow, Alex Neve and Roch Tassé: Stop putting relations with the U.S. ahead of human rights, Ottawa Citizen, June, 2007

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