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Slim’s Criminal Law News Oct 29 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

Britain’s new counter-terrorism legislation will undermine the rule of law even further

When he first unveiled the British government’s latest package of counter-terror legislation in June 2018, Home Secretary Sajid Javid justified it as a way of ensuring that “the police have the powers they need to protect us”.

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Slim’s Criminal Law News July 24 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

Even the UN is concerned about our Ant-Terrorism Law

Canada’s sweeping anti-terror law worries UN

A United Nations human rights body raised concerns Thursday about Canada’s new anti-terror legislation, saying it could run afoul of international human rights standards.

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Slim’s Criminal Law News July 22 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

The first court challenge to Canada’s new Anti-Terrorism Act

Charter challenge mounted against Bill C-51

Toronto (22 July 21 2015) — The Canadian Civil Liberties Association (CCLA) and Canadian Journalists for Free Expression (CJFE) are initiating a Charter challenge against key sections of Bill C-51, the Anti-terrorism Act, 2015.

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Slim’s Criminal Law News July 14 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

Senate lambasted for its anti-terrorism ideas

Senate report leaves bitter taste with Canadian Muslims

Reading this week’s Senate interim report on countering terrorism was spit-out-your-cereal unbelievable.

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Slim’s Criminal Law News June 7 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

A look at the working of our Anti Terrorism Legislation

Who does anti-terror law threaten?

A young Winnipeg man is in jail, apparently because of his sympathy for the terrorist group Islamic State. Aaron Driver, who uses the alias Harun Abdurahman, has not been charged with a criminal offence, but he could be locked up for 12 months if he refuses to agree to certain conditions. The RCMP says they fear he may contribute “directly or indirectly, to the activity of a terrorist group for the purpose of enhancing the ability of a terrorist group to facilitate or carry out a terrorist activity.”

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Slim’s Criminal Law News June 2 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

An American critique of our Anti Terrorism Law

Canada’s Counterterrorism Bill Tramples Freedoms

The bill would transform Canada’s intelligence service into an operational agency, allowing it to disrupt an exceptionally vast array of activities in the name of national security.

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Slim’s Criminal Law News Apr 22 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

And some say Canada’s Anti Terrorism Law goes too far.

Does France’s proposed surveillance law go too far?

PARIS — Privacy is highly prized in France, and its politicians were among the loudest complaining when the NSA’s widespread data collection came to light two years ago – despite accusations that France had a similar history of espionage.

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Slim’s Criminal Law News Feb 12 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

Parliament must reject the anti-terror bill

Ed Broadbent is the former head of the N.D.P. and Roy Romanow is the former premier of Saskatchewan.

We are writing to add our voices to the rising chorus of opposition to Bill C-51, Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s draft legislation extending the powers of Canada’s intelligence agency.

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Slim’s Criminal Law News Jan 31 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

Canada’s new Anti terrorism law when in force. For or Against?

Montreal mayor rebukes proposed Islamic community centre

Today, Jan. 31, 2015, mayor, Mayor Denis Coderre slams controversial imam followers, saying, “public safety is behind the city’s decision to block Hamza Chauoi from receiving an operating licence for his proposed community centre at Mercier-Hochelaga-Maisonneuve,” located in Montreal’s east end.

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Slim’s Criminal Law News Jan 30 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

Harper’s response to modern day terrorism

Anti-terrorism powers: What’s in today’s legislation?

Canada’s government today introduced its new anti-terror legislation, a sweeping range of measures that would allow suspects to be detained based on less evidence and let them actively interfere with suspects’ travel plans and finances.

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