Citizen Forum Against Racial Profiling Returns to Montreal North
Two years after the shooting death of Fredy Villanueva, hundreds took to Montreal North’s rainy streets to honour the slain teen and protest police brutality in the neighbourhood.
Filipino vote marks end of a decade with 1,000 political killings
During outgoing Filipino President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo’s administration, violence has played a vital role in the political process. Amnesty International reports that as of May 7, at least five candidates and 16 campaign organizers were murdered during this year’s campaign.
National lobby group won’t recognize results of CSU March referendum
On May 28, the CSU called for a motion to have their referendum to defederate from the Canadian Federation of Students recognized by the national lobby group at its annual general meeting in Ottawa. CFS chairperson Katherine Giroux-Bougard shot the motion down immediately, ruling it out of order.
Protesters across Canada call for end to Gaza blockade
Hundreds of Montrealers marched through the city’s rainy streets on June 5 to protest the Israeli Navy’s lethal attack on a Gaza-bound aid ship a week earlier.