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Posts Tagged ‘ Human Rights ’

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Feb 21st, 2010 | By | Category: Community Board, Community Resource, Health, Housing, Written Word

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights On December 10, 1948 the General Assembly of the United Nations adopted and proclaimed the Universal Declaration of Human Rights the full text of which appears in the following pages. Following this historic act the Assembly called upon all Member countries to publicize the text of the Declaration and [...]

Message from Attila L. Vinczer Re: The Importance of Tape Recording & the C.A.S.

Feb 1st, 2010 | By | Category: Campaigns (incl.) Grassroots, Community Board, Community Resource, Life Please view this video where I describe the crucial importance of using a digital recorder. Under the Criminal Code you may covertly (secretly) record ANY conversation with ANYONE. You can tell them that you are recording if you chose, but not telling them will give you unabated material. Sometimes you want them to know [...]

“Prove Me Wrong” Challenge: David Thomasson

Feb 1st, 2010 | By | Category: Campaigns (incl.) Grassroots

David Thomasson Re: Peacock Poverty I, David Thomasson have begun a new Charter of Rights challenge against ODSP Act discrimination.  I am trying to spread the word that the ODSP Act violates the Charter Rights of disabled people on ODSP. Please check out my website and let me know what you think. I welcome suggestions [...]

Making Rights Matter by Cheryl Duggan

Jan 30th, 2010 | By | Category: Campaigns (incl.) Grassroots, Community Resource, Health, Housing, Life

Making Rights Matter by Cheryl Duggan Making Rights Matter was part of a two day dialogue with Miloon Kothari, the United Nations first Special Rapporteur on the Right to Adequate Housing. The Special Rapporteurs job is to investigate, monitor and recommend solutions to human rights problems. They are critical in their views and forthright with [...]

Hate Speech Law Rejected by Human Rights Commission

Sep 14th, 2009 | By | Category: Community Board

One-time neo-Nazi claims free expression victory in legal battle defending his controversial website Sep 03, 2009 04:30 AM Jesse McLean staff reporter TORONTO STAR   A one-time member of a Canadian neo-Nazi group is declaring victory after the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal denounced the country’s Internet hate speech law as an unconstitutional violation of free [...]