Tag Archives: Terrorism

Iran releases video alleging US behind Paris attacks

The United States and its allies are the real culprits behind the terror attacks in Paris that killed 137 people, a propaganda video released by the office of Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei alleges. The video claims that ISIS was

Paris attacks part of ISIS strategy to provoke retaliation and force Muslims out of west: activist

ISIS carried out the terror attacks in Paris yesterday killing more than 129 people to provoke retaliation against Islamic communities in France as part of their broader strategy of forcing Muslims out of the west, an Arab Spring activist claimed

Support for Bill C-51 hits all time low

The support for outgoing Conservative government’s controversial anti-terror legislation has fallen to an all time low, a new poll suggests. Only 16 per cent of Canadians want the incoming Liberal government to keep Bill C-51 as it is, while 26

In Your Face: Rules, Conventions and Cultural Sensitivity in the Niqab Debate

By H. Grant Timms I try, up the level of my admittedly low tolerance, to keep an eye on the comments sections of some of the news and political sites on the Internet. Recently, the case of Mrs. Zinera Ishaq

Conservative’s ISIS ad violates Geneva Convention, opposition says

By Mary Simpson The Conservative Party of Canada’s new ad using ISIS imagery of prisoners of war to attack the Liberal Party leader Justin Trudeau’s stance on the terror group violates the Geneva Convention on the treatment of PoWs, according

Bill C-51 incompatible with Canada’s commitment to constitutional supremacy and rule of law

Sukanya Pillay, General Counsel and Executive Director, Canadian Civil Liberties Association Bill C-51 creates new laws and amends existing laws to create new powers and crimes. One of these new laws is the security of Canada information sharing act, which

We can’t arrest our way out of terrorism

By Daniel Hiebert, Co-Director, University of British Columbia, The Canadian Network for Research on Terrorism, Security and Society (TSAS) Ten years ago, I was approached by members of Canada’s security establishment to answer a question. They asked me whether I

Bill C-51: Why it is dangerous and what you can do to fight it

By an independent group of concerned Canadians (and residents of Canada) “Canadians should not be willing to accept such an obvious threat to their basic liberties.” — The Globe and Mail On January 30th, 2015 the Harper Government tabled Bill