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1.9.19

VICE launches new legal battle to protect journalist's materials

The company argues an RCMP order for Ben Makuch's communications with a dead ISIS fighter is "unenforceable."

11.30.18

Supreme Court rules against VICE in press freedom battle against the RCMP

The Supreme Court has upheld an RCMP order compelling VICE and reporter Ben Makuch to hand over source materials.

11.26.18

Supreme Court of Canada will rule on VICE press freedom case on Friday

The extent to which Canadian law enforcement can access a journalist’s work is at the heart of the case of national security reporter Ben Makuch.

5.23.18

VICE's legal battle with RCMP hits the Supreme Court

The case of national security reporter Ben Makuch could result in a landmark decision for press freedoms in Canada

11.30.17

Supreme Court of Canada to hear VICE press freedoms case

VICE reporter Ben Makuch is challenging the RCMP's demands to hand over materials on an accused ISIS militant he interviewed

9.16.16

Government Lawyers Seek to Block Free Speech Groups in VICE’s Court Battle with RCMP

A court has ordered national security reporter Ben Makuch to hand over communications with a suspected ISIS fighter to the federal police. VICE is fighting that.

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2.5.15

Canada's Twitter Terrorists Are Afraid of the Internet

Online jihadists are changing their online habits because (surprise) intelligence is probably tracking them.

2.3.15

More Alleged Ottawa ISIS Jihadists Are Charged

With in absentia charges against two people and one man taken into custody, the sleepy government town is now responsible for six alleged ISIS operatives.