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Letters: Saudi blogger's sentence is unconscionable

Re: “Saudi blogger’s floggings begin” (Montreal Gazette, Jan. 10)

Michelle Lalonde’s article on Saudi Arabia’s barbaric sentence of Raif Badawi for his expression of liberal ideas illustrated the repressive penal system of this regime. 429 more words

Crime And Law

Immigration

The book I read to research this post was The Huddled Masses by Katy Long which is a very good book that I bought from kindle. 316 more words

Books

First Time I Heard the Word "Infidel"

In my first grown-up, career job, at the tender age of 22 or 23, I had the privilege of facilitating refugee hearings for people seeking political asylum in Canada. 365 more words

Elaine Stirling

Afghan military officer allowed to make refugee claim in Canada

One of three Afghan military officers detained after fleeing a U.S. training exercise to avoid returning to Afghanistan has been allowed to make a refugee claim in Canada, the… 255 more words

Defence Watch

Vander Doelen: Refugees prefer Windsor

A trial into a fraudulent refugee claim in Windsor has opened a brief, albeit limited, window into the normally closed world of Canada’s political asylum process. 827 more words

Opinion

After Sydney siege, Australian PM urged to go easy on refugees

Police killed Iranian-born Man Haron Monis when they stormed a cafe early on Tuesday morning to free hostages he’d held at gunpoint for 16 hours. Police are investigating whether two hostages who also died were killed by the self-styled sheikh or were hit in the crossfire. 82 more words

World

After Sydney siege, Australian PM urged to go easy on refugees

Police killed Iranian-born Man Haron Monis when they stormed a cafe early on Tuesday morning to free hostages he’d held at gunpoint for 16 hours. Police are investigating whether two hostages who also died were killed by the self-styled sheikh or were hit in the crossfire. 82 more words

World