How do you destroy a hated group that thrives on hatred, or declare war without playing into your enemy’s clash-of-civilizations recruitment strategy?
July 22, 2015 – Anna Mehler Paperny, Global News
Judge Michael Code has requested a second psychiatric assessment for Chiheb Esseghaier after saying he has little faith in an assessment last week that found the Via terror case defendant “actively psychotic,” paranoid, delusional and likely schizophrenic.
January 30, 2015 – Anna Mehler Paperny, Global News
Prime Minister Stephen Harper unveiled his government’s new counter-terror bill with dire warnings about the threats facing Canada from radical, freedom-hating groups on the other side of the world.
“A great evil has been descending on our world,” he said in Richmond Hill on Friday.
January 29, 2015 – Anna Mehler Paperny, Global News
The federal government’s proposed terror law, set to be unveiled Friday morning, could constitute minor tweaks to powers police never use anyway; or it could vastly expand law enforcement’s power to detain Canadians without charge and clamp down on freedom of speech in the name of fighting acts of terror we have no evidence a clampdown would prevent.