|Category: Recently Added (4) |
| Justice For Mahjoub |
http://www.supportmahjoub.org/ A Website in support of long time security certificate detainee Mohammad Mahjoub of Toronto.
| Justice for Mahmoud Jaballah |
http://www.justiceforjaballah.org An all-volunteer group that has come together to accompany and support Mahmoud Jaballah and his family in their quest for justice. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
| The Secret Trial 5 |
http://www.secrettrial5.com Excellent new project, the beginnings of a crowd-funded documentary film about the Secret Trial Five. The web design is top notch. There is a short video on the front page that says it all in 4 minutes!
| CAIR-CAN |
http://www.caircan.ca/index2.php The Canadian Council On American-Islamic Relations is an Ottawa-based national non-partisan, nonprofit organization with a grassroots membership. CAIR-CAN is a fully independent and separate organization from the Washington D.C.-based CAIR, although the two may coordinate on issues of mutual concern.
|Category: General (19) |
Websites we like; organisations who support us
| The Campaign to Stop Secret Trials In Canada (2002-2007) |
http://www.homesnotbombs.ca/secrettrials.htm A wonderful group of people who seek an end to war and injustice. They think globally and act locally. Matthew Behrens of Homes Not Bombs has long been an advocate for security certificate victims in Canada through his writings and his tireless organizing.
| CSIS Watch |
http://www.peoplescommission.org/en/csis/ CSIS Watch encourages total and complete non-cooperation with CSIS as the best way of protecting ourselves and maintaining unity and solidarity in social justice movements. We encourage people in a precarious position -- due to your immigration status, pending criminal charges, probation, parole, or any other reason - to never talk to CSIS alone. Tell them to contact a trusted lawyer of your choice and then refuse to say anything else. The People's Commission set up CSIS Watch to monitor CSIS and encourage solidarity among communities harassed and targetted by CSIS.
| Andy Worthington's Blog |
http://www.andyworthington.co.uk/ Author of The Guantanamo Files (Pluto Press, October 2007)
| Internationl Civil Liberties Monitoring Group |
http://iclmg.ca/ An umbrella group of 40 NGO's the ICLMG's mandate is to defend the civil liberties and human rights set out in the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, federal and provincial laws (such as the Canadian Bill of Rights, the Canadian Human Rights Act, provincial Charters of Human Rights or Privacy legislation), and international human rights instruments (such as the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment).
| Justice pour Adil Charkaoui |
http://www.adilinfo.org Adil Charkaoui is one of Canada’s Secret Trial Five, five Muslim men whose lives have been torn apart by accusations they are not allowed to fight in a fair and independent trial.
| Amnesty.ca Blog |
http://www.amnesty.ca/security Security and human rights blog
| Homes Not Bombs |
http://homesnotbombs.blogspot.com/ Contributors include "TASC" (Toronto Action for Social Change). Mail: PO Box 73620, 509 St. Clair Ave. West, Toronto, Ontario M6C 1C0
| PRISM Magazine |
http://prism-magazine.com/ PRISM is an online not-for-profit magazine that focuses on the in-depth coverage and analysis of national security related issues. Our contributors have extensive experience in this area. They include prominent human rights activists, veteran journalists, and practicing professionals such as lawyers and university professors. PRISM’s current volunteer staff include Maher Arar and Richard Swain.
| Ottawa Civil Liberties Association |
http://civil-liberties.ncf.ca/ The Civil Liberties Association, National Capital Region informs and educates the public as to the existence, nature and enforcement of human rights and civil liberties in Canada. It maintains a general fund to assist individuals in obtaining the rights and liberties, for the benefit of individuals who cannot otherwise obtain such rights and liberties because of their particular financial situation.
| People's Commission Network |
http://www.peoplescommission.org/ The People's Commission Network is a Montreal network monitoring and opposing the "national security agenda". The network is a space for individuals and groups who face oppression in the name of "national security" - such as indigenous people, immigrants, racialized communities, radical groups, social justice organizations, labour unions - and their allies, to form alliances, share information, and coordinate strategies to defend their full rights and dignity.
| NOWAR-PAIX: Mohamed Harkat Page |
http://www.nowar-paix.ca/harkat/ Created and maintained by Paul Smith.
| Stop Canadian Complicity in Torture |
http://caravan-stoptorture.blogspot.com/ SECRECY - A BASIC COMPONENT OF THE POLICY OF TORTURE - Secrecy is a basic component of the Policy of Torture: It is essential to the structure of torture that everything takes place in secret, in the dark, beyond consideration of shame or account. When the torturer assures his victim ' no one will ever know' , he is at once working to break the victim's spirit and bolster his own.
| Law Union of Ontario |
http://www.lawunion.ca/ A key source for information about not only the work of the Law Union and its members, but also about progressive legal practice and activism in Canada more generally.
| Yavar Hameed, lawyer |
http://hf-law.ca/our-lawyers/yavar-hameed Yavar Hameed was called to the Ontario Bar in 2001 having completed his common law degree at the University of Ottawa in 1999 and a Masters of International Affairs from the Norman Patterson School of International Affairs at Carleton University in 2001. Yavar’s practice focuses on the protection and advocacy of human rights and civil liberties.
| Kerry Pither |
http://kerrypither.com/ Kerry has worked for almost twenty years as a human rights and civil liberties advocate on a wide range of local, regional, national and international issues. Kerry’s first book, Dark Days: The Story of Four Canadians Tortured in the Name of Fighting Terror, was published by Penguin Canada on August 26, 2008. Kerry has pledged any profits she makes from sales of this book to Amnesty International Canada.
| Canadian Peace Alliance |
http://www.acp-cpa.ca/en/index.html Founded in 1985 The Canadian Peace Alliance (CPA) is the largest umbrella peace organization in Canada. Based in Toronto. Their Web site is a great resource for finding out where and when the next peace action is happening.
| NOWAR- PAIX |
http://www.nowar-paix.ca/ Network to Oppose War and Racism. Ottawa-based.
| Canadian Council for Refugees |
http://ccrweb.ca/ A non-profit umbrella organization committed to the rights and protection of refugees in Canada and around the world and to the settlement of refugees and immigrants in Canada. The membership is made up of organizations involved in the settlement, sponsorship and protection of refugees and immigrants.
| Canadian Friends Service Committee |
http://quakerservice.ca/ Founded in 1931, Canadian Friends Service Committee (CFSC) acts on the peace and social justice concerns of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) in Canada