Category Archives: Human Rights and Freedoms

Facebook considers adding a dedicated news tab and paying publishers for content | Financial Post

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UN criticism and trusted sources of information

March 31 2019 – Kevin Yaworski – Concerned Citizen The post linking to this article filled with mostly negative criticism of Angelina-Jolie and the UN. https://nationalpost.com/news/world/angelina-jolie-fighting-for-women-and-justice-are-crucial https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=10157306559339595&id=110225254594 It is concerning but understandable to see so many extreme view points and … Continue reading

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Rule of law not vital to MPs in Omar Khadr case, just SNC

Ian Kucerak / Postmedia Licia Corbella Published: March 23, 2019 Updated: March 23, 2019 6:10 AM CDT https://calgaryherald.com/opinion/columnists/corbella-rule-of-law-not-vital-to-mps-in-omar-khadr-case-just-snc

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Supporting independent journalism and restricting political ads and election interference

Federal budget 2019: Ottawa outlines criteria for media funding package, introducing tax credits, non-profit status SEAN SILCOFF TECHNOLOGY REPORTER BILL CURRY – OTTAWA Globe and Mail PUBLISHED MARCH 19, 2019 Image: Budget experts and reporters look over copies of the … Continue reading

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Telcos in Australia temporarily block access to 4chan, liveleak and other sites to stop spread of disturbing video after mass shooting

Image: A police officer stands guard in front of the Masjid Al Noor mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand, on March 17, 2019. Worshippers at the Al Noor mosque was attacked in the massacre.Vincent Yu/AP — Mar 20 2019 The telcos … Continue reading

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Significantly more right wing news sites reported for review to Media Bias / Fact Check

Media Bias/Fact Check – Search and Learn the Bias of News Media https://mediabiasfactcheck.com/frequently-asked-questions/ Why do you have more Right Wing sources listed? The first 500 or so sources reviewed were picked by the reviewers and were mostly balanced. The last … Continue reading

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Human Rights Under Attack: Gareth Peirce on The New Dark Age

British lawyer and human rights activist Gareth Peirce. In the 2018 Sir Graham Day Lecture, she warns eroding human rights under the guise of national security is a profound attack on democracy. (Mary Lynk/CBC) (Mary Lynk/CBC) CBC Radio · Ideas … Continue reading

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