Asian small business owner accuses Trinity Bellwoods Flea Market organizer of bullying and covert racism
Local artist and entrepreneur says Flea organizer doubled down on spelling mistake, attributing it to the ‘obscurity’ of her Vietnamese name
#AbolishChildSlavery: INNterview with Executive Director of International Rights Advocates, Terrence Collingsworth
“It will force the companies by an order of the court to finally do what they promised to do back in 2000. That is, to stop using child [slave] labour.”
Autopsy reveals Marvin Scott III ‘likely’ died from restraint, asphyxiation in sheriff’s custody — negligence of mental health protocol resulted in ‘unnecessary death,’ lawyer says
Scott appeared to be in a mental health crisis while in custody; family says officers should have taken appropriate measures for Scott’s schizophrenia
Our home and native land? The ‘paralyzing fear’ of being East Asian amid a year of anti-Asian racism in Canada
East Asians report physical assault, racial slurs, being told they are unwelcome — in their own country.
Manchester Child Sexual Exploitation Unit identifies over 800 offenders involved in child sex grooming gangs
A new police unit in Manchester, UK, has already identified over 800 offenders of child sex grooming gangs. The Child Sexual Exploitation unit of 54 officers and staff will focus on large, complicated investigations and is currently operating three major inquiries into the historic abuse of young girls in Manchester and Rochdale. Across the police […]
On March 12, the city of Minneapolis agreed to pay US$27 million to settle a lawsuit by George Floyd’s surviving family, over his death in police custody in May 2020 — an event that ignited one of the largest protests against police brutality and racism across the US and around the world. Mayor Jacob Frey […]
[TRIGGER WARNING: Child abuse, suicide] Former two-time Olympian wants an independent investigation into USA Gymnastics
Aly Raisman calls for the investigation after a former USA Gymnastics Olympics coach committed suicide following charges against him for sexually abusing minors. “Monsters don’t thrive for decades without the help of people,” said Raisman.
Members of the Ogale and Bille communities have been suffering health issues for years due to the oil pollution
Child slaves who were forced to harvest cocoa sue the companies that enslaved them: Nestle, Cargill, Mars, Mondelez, Hershey, Barry Callebaut, Olam
According to a 2020 study done by NORC at the University of Chicago and funded by the US Department of Labor concluded that 1.56 million child laborers were working in cocoa growing areas of Cote d’Ivoire and Ghana.
Marco Muzzo granted full parole five years after killing three children, grandfather in drunk driving crash
Marco Muzzo, the drunk driver who killed three children and their grandfather in 2015, has been granted full parole. He and the victim’s family attended a Parole Board of Canada hearing on February 9, 2021.