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Twelve Years Too Many! Frederictonians support security certificate detainee Mohammad Mahjoub

Fredericton rallies in support of security certificate detainee Mohammad Mahjoub as he marks 12 years of detention without charge

What: Press briefing, street theatre and mic check When: 12:30-1:00pm, Tuesday, June 26th, 2012 (12th anniversary of Mahjoub’s arrest and International Day in Support of Victims of Torture) Where: Fredericton City Hall, corner of Queen and York. Who: Josephine Savarese, Fredericton Peace Coalition and STU Professor of Criminology, Michel Boudreau, N.B. Federation of Labour, Alex [...]

Fredericton Peace Coalition supports Abousfian Abdelrazik

Dear Abousfian and supporters, We are writing this letter to denounce in the strongest of terms the leak of false secret information about Abousfian Abdelrasik, which led to two La Presse articles being published that link Abdelrazik to unsubstantiated claims. The timing of this smear campaign coincides with Abdelrazik’s application to get off the UN [...]

Fredericton Peace Coalition supports Adil Charkaoui

We are writing this letter to denounce in the strongest of terms the leak of false secret information about Adil Charkaoui which led to the La Presse article of 4 August 2011 entitled “Une conversation compromettante entre Charkaoui et Abdelrazik” by Pierre-André Normandin. We also denounce Jason Kenney’s assertion that people are misguided if they [...]

Project Fly Home calls for an investigation into the leak and the resignation of Jason Kenney

Project Fly Home denounces in the strongest of terms the leak of false secret information about Abousfian Abdelrazik which led to the La Presse article of 4 August 2011 entitled “Une conversation compromettante entre Charkaoui et Abdelrazik” by Pierre-André Normandin. Project Fly Home also denounces Jason Kenney’s assertion that people are misguided if they support [...]

Leak of defamatory information: A recurring nightmare

The Coalition Justice for Adil Charkaoui is outraged by the leak of a secret document containing completely false allegations against Montrealer Adil Charkaoui, whose security certificate case was struck down in 2009. Noting that an almost identical leak happened in 2007, the Coalition is calling for a public inquiry and asking other Canadians to join [...]

Fundraiser for Libya refugees this Wednesday, June 29 in Fredericton

The New Brunswick Libyan community will be hosting a fundraising dinner on June 29, 2011 at the Student Union Building (SUB) at the University of New Brunswick. We will be raising funds for the refugees on the Libyan-Tunisian border who have been forced to flee their homes with only the clothes on their backs. Tickets [...]

Go Ethnics Go !?!?

Communities of Colour reject the tactics of certain politicians in their targeting of particular ethno-racial groups in pursuit of so-called “very ethnic votes” !?

Racist Conservative Campaign and Canada’s Immigration Record Condemned

The refugee rights and migrant justice group No One Is Illegal is outraged at the xenophobic message of an ad campaign launched by the Conservative Government of Canada. The 30 second ad (which can be viewed here http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N1eoGi5omvU) features photos of the MV Sun Sea carrying 492 Tamil refugees in August 2010 and refers to [...]

‘I’m dying inside,’ Harkat says

Mohamed Harkat’s family and supporters vowed Friday to fight on despite this week’s Federal Court finding that the Ottawa man is a member of the Osama bin Laden terrorist network.