June, 2016

The use of excessive force, the kick on the back of my head, the attempt to break my right thumb, when I did not resist, all of that is not human and humanly acceptable

“RECKLESS DISREGARD FOR BLACK LIFE & SAFETY” – BLIND, BLACK MAN VIOLENTLY ARRESTED IN NELSON MANDELA PARK AND CHARGED  Montreal, June 29, 2016 -­‐ CRARR is calling for a full and broad inquiry into the violent police arrest of a blind Black man in Nelson Mandela Park last month, and the reasons leading to him being fined […]


DISREGARD LAST MESSAGE: PRESS POINT CANCELLED

The press point at 1pm at the Palais de Justice will not take place.


Press Point 1pm – Families of persons killed by police demand independent inquiry body

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Montreal Noir and families of persons killed by police reject the Bureau d’enquete independente (BEI)

Montreal Noir  and families of persons killed by police reject the Bureau d’enquete independente (BEI) Communique – FOR IMMEDIATE DIFFUSAL- Montreal, June 27, 2016 – Montreal Noir and Justice for Victims of Police Killings  reject the makeup of the BEI which takes effect today.   Staffing the BEI with ex-police officers and staff is disrespectful towards […]


MEXICAN PRESIDENT ENRIQUE PEÑA NIETO VISITS QUEBEC

MEXICAN PRESIDENT ENRIQUE PEÑA NIETO VISITS QUEBEC TO DISCUSS STRATEGIC AND ECONOMIC RELATIONS WITH PHILIPPE COUILLARD- BUT WHAT OF HUMAN RIGHTS?   Québec- June 27, 2016. Mexican president Enrique Peña Nieto will be meeting premier Philippe Couillard today in order to pursue and reinforce economic partnerships that have existed between Quebec and Mexico for more than 35 years. […]


Advisory. Rock ‘n Roma III, A Concert in support of the Lakatos Family’s Fight against Deportation

Media Advisory Rock 'n Roma III, A Concert in support of the Lakatos Family's Fight against Deportation Monday, June 20thdoors at 7pmPatro Vys, 356 Mont-Royal East June 20 is World Refugee Day. To mark this occasion, Romanipe and Solidarity Across Borders present a benefit concert to support a Roma family's struggle against deportation. With the […]


Press Release – RIGHT NOW: Fanfaronesque Action at Montreal Airport Calls for ‘Open Borders

For immediate diffusion PRESS RELEASE Fanfaronesque Action at Montreal International Airport Calls for 'Open Borders' MONTREAL, June 4 2016 — Today members and allies of Solidarity Across borders, along with seven brass bands, arrived at the Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport to perform a piece of symphonic theatre, in order to highlight and denounce violent border […]


/R E P R I S E — FORMER MIGRANT WORKER DEMANDS AN END TO CANADA’S SYSTEM OF LABOUR APARTHEID

Former migrant worker demands an end to Canada’s system of labour apartheid   June 3, Saskatoon — Immigration Minister John McCallum will be in Saskatoon this weekend to participate in a consultation with the Canadian Council for Refugees, but he will not attend Sunday’s National Forum on Migrant Worker Issues. McCallum’s visit comes at a […]


Former migrant worker demands an end to Canada’s system of labour apartheid

“> ᒥᓵᐢᑲᐧᑑᒥᐣ  SK— Immigration Minister John McCallum will be in Saskatoon this weekend to participate in a consultation with the Canadian Council for Refugees, but he will not attend tomorrow’s National Forum on Migrant Worker Issues. McCallum’s visit comes at a time when Canada’s migrant worker programs are currently under review by the Liberal government.[1]   Like the […]