The Charter of Values was a piece of legislation proposed by the Parti Québécois, the former provincial government of Quebec, that would ban the wearing of conspicuous religious attire by public sector workers. The bill has since died as the PQ lost to the Quebec Liberals in the April 2014 provincial elections; however the discussion […]
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PUSt5yC8BqE MARINA NEMAT – Author of The Prisoner of Tehran and After Tehran. http://www.marinanemat.com/ JUNIPER GLASS – Senior Director, Strategy and Partnerships of Girls Action Foundationhttp://girlsactionfoundation.ca/ SAMSAM AHMED – Former President of Women’s Place Ottawa, prominent human rights activist, and social worker. Professor NARENDRA SUBRAMANIAN: Associate Professor of Political Science at McGill University. Expert in […]
Journalists for Human Rights in collaboration with Amnesty International presents Faith and Freedom. The areas of focus will include the intersection of religion and human rights in media (specifically: freedom of press), politics (fundamentalism, social movements and uprisings, religious tribunals), and daily practice (religious education, dress, etc.) We also hope to achieve a greater understanding […]
A short 10 minute documentary on the rising tuition fees in Quebec. Students from McGill and UQAM were among the protesters. Our journalists went into the protests and asked students personally what their grievances were.