HUMAN RIGHTS

due process

What Happens Now to the More Than 1 Million People on the U.S.' Terrorist Watchlist

A federal judge said the Terrorist Screening Database is unconstitutional. But that doesn’t mean it’s dead.
Gaby Del Valle
9.6.19
labor

Google Jigsaw’s CEO ‘Frustrated and Disappointed’ With His Own Team’s Toxic Culture

Here’s the email Jigsaw’s CEO Jared Cohen sent his team after a Motherboard investigation into the team’s mismanagement.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
7.3.19
labor

Google’s Jigsaw Was Supposed to Save the Internet. Behind the Scenes, It Became a Toxic Mess

Google’s internet freedom moonshot has gotten glowing attention for its ambitious projects. But current and former employees, leaked documents, and internal messages reveal a grim reality.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
7.2.19
trade war

China's Biggest Surveillance Company Could be Next on the White House's Hit List

The U.S. might ban American companies from doing business with Hikvision, the Chinese company that's exporting surveillance technology to the world.
David Gilbert
5.22.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

South Korea Is Lifting Its 66-Year-Old Ban on Abortions

In a landmark ruling, a South Korean court has ordered lawmakers to revise the ban by the end of 2020.
Mustika Hapsoro
4.12.19
vegans

We Asked Vegans If They Should Be Given the Same Protections as Religious People

A tribunal next March will decide whether veganism is a philosophical or religious belief, but what do you lot think?
Salma Haidrani
12.18.18
HUMAN RIGHTS

Iran has charged environmentalists with spying after they filmed a cheetah

Former McGill student Niloufar Bayani is among those arrested.
Hilary Beaumont
11.22.18
Khashoggi

Trudeau says it will cost $1B to leave arms deal with Saudi Arabia amid pressure to sanction regime

Trudeau said he did not want Canadians “forking over billions of dollars to Saudi Arabia because we’re standing up for human rights.”
Tamara Khandaker
10.24.18
Views My Own

Canada Is Not Safe from Donald Trump’s Attacks on Transgender Human Rights

There is reason to be concerned Canada’s conservatives could look to the south to find a convenient social issue to run on.
Abigail Curlew
10.23.18
Indigenous

First Nations in Canada still face chronic issues in getting safe drinking water

Our annual fact check on Trudeau’s promise to solve the crisis shows there’s been progress, but major problems remain.
Hilary Beaumont
10.11.18
HUMAN RIGHTS

Prisoners held in solitary speak out about notorious Iqaluit jail

"I feel like an animal," said one. But the Nunavut government defends its use of segregation.
Thomas Rohner
9.28.18
HUMAN RIGHTS

Canada's parliament declares Rohingya crisis a genocide

A UN report this week found that crimes against humanity have been committed against Rohingya Muslims.
Tamara Khandaker
9.20.18
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