In the News

Our work has been discussed in various Canadian news media, a selection of which is listed below. We believe in speaking up and speaking out for the advocacy of human rights and are proud to be part of a continuing public discussion on mobilizing social action against unfair laws and conditions in Canadian society.

University of Ottawa Career Forum

Careers in Public Interest Litigation, Hampton Inn, Ottawa, March 4, 2010

The Legacy of Canadian Imperialism and Mobility Rights of Canadian Subjects

Paper presented to the Law Union of Ontario, Toronto, February 27, 2010

Presentation to the Unofficial Parliamentary Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs on United Nations

East Block, Parliament Hill, Ottawa, February 3, 2010

De Montréal à Bil’in

Discussant, Panel Discussion for Fundraising Event in Support of the Case of the Palestinian Village of Bil’in against Green Park and Green Mount International Inc., Montreal, November 27, 2009

Keeping Threats Out?

Presentation on National Security Issues to the Couchiching Institute on Public Affairs, Ottawa, November 17, 2009

National Security on Trial: Abdelrazik’s Lawyer Speaks Out

McGill University, Faculty of Law, Montreal, November 11, 2009

Know Your Rights (Re: Police and Public Demonstrations)

Presenter, Organizing for Justice Conference, Common Cause, Ontario Public Interest Research Group, Socialist Project, Ottawa, October 17, 2009

Canada, Human Rights and State Security: Comments on Abdelrazik, Harkat and Other Cases

Presentation to Canadian Council on International Law (CCIL) Human Rights Breakfast Seminar, National Arts Centre, Ottawa, October 15, 2009

Abdelrazik v. Canada: Or How to Promote Two-Tier Canadian Citizenship for $800,000 or More

Presentation to the Nathanson Centre for Transnational Human Rights, Crime and Security at Osgoode Hall Law School, Toronto, October 14, 2009

Know Your Rights (Re: National Security and Public Demonstrations)

Presenter, Anarchy Week, Organized by Exile Info Book Shop, Ottawa, October 7, 2009

My Summer Vacation Under Occupation

Discussant, Panel Discussion Organized by Students Against Israeli Apartheid (SAIA) – Reflections on life in the Occupied Territories, Palestine, Carleton University, Ottawa, October 5, 2009

The Political Use of the Law

Five O’Clock Train Radio Interview, CHUO – University of Ottawa, August 27, 2009

We All Have a Right to the Truth

Discussant, Panel Discussion on Canadian Complicity in Torture Abroad Sponsored by Octopus Books, Glebe Community Centre, Ottawa, August 26, 2009

Exiled Canadian Back in Montreal Courtroom

National Post, July 7, 2009

Connecting with Social Struggles for Justice

University of Ottawa Common Law Bulletin, Spring/Summer 2009

Update on Abdelrazik Case

CKUT Radio, Montreal Interview with Samaa Eliby, April 26, 2009

Deportation to Torture: Past, Present and Future

Discussant, Panel Discussion organized by Coalition for Equal Treatment of Canadians Detained Abroad, National Press Club, Ottawa, April 25, 2009

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