TORONTO — Ontario reversed course on sweeping new police powers Saturday, just one day after Premier Doug Ford announced the measures that triggered a swift and furious backlash. Officers will no longer have the right to stop any pedestrian or driver to ask why they’re out or request their home address, Solicitor General Sylvia Jones […]
#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
Vinay Prasad MD MPH, an associate professor at the University of California San Francisco is one of many experts in the field during this pandemic who has been criticizing Facebook fact-checkers.
Vancouver airport staff violated travellers rights by detaining a couple for refusing to take invasive COVID-19 test
In an Instagram video posted by Chris Sky, Vancouver airport staff was seen violating travellers’ rights by detaining a couple who refused to take an invasive COVID-19 test. The couple called Chris Sky for help when the airport security threatened to take away their driver’s license if they did not take the test and go […]
Facebook accused of taking money from Chinese state media to publish content downplaying the severity of human rights violations against Uighurs
Canadian Conservative Party leader has called the treatment of Uighur people in China a ‘genocide’
The Hague court sides with activists, tells Dutch government to IMMEDIATELY lift ‘illegitimate’ curfew
The Dutch government was asked to reverse its COVID-19 curfew after The Hague court ruled that the curfew infringes on people’s rights and has no legal grounds.
Facebook ramping up censorship, from banning COVID-19 misinformation spreaders to silencing Australian users
The social media giant has received backlash from some users for censoring what they call “free speech”
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.
“It is unfortunate that history is repeating what happened 82 years ago with the Nazi Olympics in 1936.”