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The march continues for missing and murdered Aboriginal women

By Lee-Ann Mudaly & Marilla Steuter-Martin JHR Concordia Montreal, Oct. 4, 2013– The drums echoed throughout the streets, as the..

October 7, 2013 with 1 Comment

Peace vs. Justice: Where should we draw the line?

Audrey Folliot | Network Coordinator Lawyer Benjamin Ferencz once wrote: “There can be no peace without justice, no justice without law,..

December 3, 2012 with 0 Comments

South Sudan – New Nation, Old Wounds

Shaun Malley | Contributor The Republic of South Sudan has barely reached its six-month anniversary of independence but is already bleeding..

December 3, 2012 with 0 Comments

Operation safe house Haiti: from internship to home

Eric White | Contributor Like many young philanthropists, Morgan Wienberg of Whitehorse, Yukon, was a teenager who wanted to make a..

December 3, 2012 with 0 Comments

World Press Photo exhibit 2012 highlights

Leita Boucicaut | Contributor The past year has been rife with tragedies, both natural and man-made. The fallout from the Arab Spring is..

December 3, 2012 with 0 Comments

Zeitoun, a post Hurricane Katrina story

Eric White | Contributor In the immediate aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, as the flooded city of New Orleans attempted to recuperate, the..

December 3, 2012 with 0 Comments

The Truth That Wasn’t There

Alyssa Tremblay | Contributor May of 2009 marked the end of a 26-year-long civil war in Sri Lanka, but you would be forgiven for not..

December 3, 2012 with 0 Comments

Chartrand Le Malcommode, by Manuel Foglia

Athena Tacet | Contributor Active spokesman on behalf of workers’ rights, Outremont-born print worker Michel Chartrand (1916-2010) became..

December 3, 2012 with 0 Comments

A Survivor’s tale

Leita Boucicaut | Contributor From 2006 to 2008 I lived in Seoul, South Korea, where I taught English as a second language. During that..

December 3, 2012 with 0 Comments

World Press Photo talk at Dawson College

Audrey Folliot | Network Coordinator On Thursday, September 13, New York Times photographer and founding editor of the NY Times Lens blog..

December 3, 2012 with 0 Comments

Between the lines of the Flytilla letter

Athena Tacet | jhrConcordia It’s all about the way you phrase something. Politics is often made and run by people who use words and..

May 12, 2012 with 0 Comments

North Korea — Same Old Story, Same Old Song?

Athena Tacet | jhrConcordia   North Korean leader Kim Jong-il was born of Heaven and able to control the weather. These are some of..

January 19, 2012 with 1 Comment

Veni, vidi, vici -Turkey and Syria

Adam Bemma| jhrConcordia Veni, vidi, vici (I came, I saw, I conquered). This famous Latin phrase was uttered by the great Roman general..

December 24, 2011 with 0 Comments

Bahrain’s sectarian tensions in the light of the Ashura commemoration

  Athena Tacet | jhrConcordia The Sunni Muslim monarchies of the Gulf fear that the Arab Spring will inspire Shiites on the Arabia..

December 6, 2011 with 0 Comments

Students protest tuition hikes

Jennifer Braun | jhrConcordia Concordia students were among the thousands that took to the streets of Montreal to protest tuition fee hikes..

November 15, 2011 with 0 Comments

Gaddafi Killed in Libya today

Shereen Rafea | jhrConcordia After eight months of protests and bloodshed in Libya, Muammar Gaddafi was killed in the town of..

October 20, 2011 with 0 Comments

Yemen’s political turmoil worries the international community

Athena Tacet | jhrConcordia After months of attacks on pro-democracy demonstrators, Yemen’s President Ali Abdullah Saleh announced..

October 8, 2011 with 0 Comments

World Press Photo in Montreal

Jennifer Braun | jhrConcordia   The World Press Photo exhibition is back in Montreal for another year. Once again, talented..

September 16, 2011 with 0 Comments

Mubarak’s Last Speech

  Mohamed Harfoush | jhrConcordia   Tahrir square was bursting with more than three million people dancing, cheering, and..

September 3, 2011 with 0 Comments

‘E-Waste’ Creating a Toxic Environment

  Jack Allen | jhrConcordia   The reduction of electronics waste, or “e-waste”, has recently been determined as one of six..

November 12, 2010 with 0 Comments

‘The Bad and the Rad’ A weekly damage report

  Meagan Wohlberg | jhrConcordia   Welcome! This is the first installment of what will be a series of weekly collections of Bad..

November 9, 2010 with 0 Comments

Montreal Demonstration Against Police Brutality

Ariel Fournier | jhrConcordia   The family members of six victims of police killings held a vigil and a march against police brutality..

October 31, 2010 with 0 Comments

North American Day To Stop Police Brutality and Repression

Ariel Fournier | jhrConcordia   The family members of six victims of police killings held a vigil and a march against police brutality..

October 31, 2010 with 0 Comments

Remembering Not to Forget with Elie Wiesel

Natasha Luckhardt and Katherine Lalancette | jhrConcordia   For Holocaust survivor, Elie Wiesel, memory is a lot like love and money:..

October 29, 2010 with 0 Comments

Is Cultural Relativism Bad?

David Vilder | jhrConcordia   I’ve noticed there’s been a rising movement of cultural relativism from people who object to the..

October 28, 2010 with 0 Comments