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Over the last decade, this highly controversial device has been used to detain five Muslim men for nearly 30 years combined. Through the experience of the detainees and their families, the film raises poignant questions about the balance between security and liberty.

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The Harper government’s Bill C-51, or Anti-Terrorism Act, subverts basic principles of constitutional law, assaults rights of free speech and free assembly, and is viciously anti-democratic.

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The context was within the intensification of the so-called “global war on terror” and in concert with the pro-military Stephen Harper government’s deployment of warplanes supposedly fighting “the terrorists” of the suddenly-emerging “Islamic State.”

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Stephen Harper is the most deeply reviled Prime Minister in Canada’s history. On the world stage, he is the servant of Big Oil boiling oil out of tar-sands to destroy major river systems and pollute the planet

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Corporate Media Consolidation and the Distortion of Democracy Conversations with Mel Hurtig and Tracy Rosenberg. Global Research News Hour Episode 105 By Michael Welch, Mel Hurtig, and Kéllia Ramares, May 25, 2015
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Empower Yourself to Fight the Power By Global Research, May 24, 2015
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Britain’s Anti-terror Law and the Global Assault on Democratic Rights By Jordan Shilton, May 21, 2015
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Canada Labor Rights: Fighting for the Rights of Ontario College Workers By Socialist Project, May 19, 2015
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Health Experts Warn Canadian Parliament Over Harmful Effects of Cell Phone Radiation By L.J. Devon, May 18, 2015
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Omar Khadr, Guantanamo, and the “Global War On Terrorism”: Exclusive Interview with Khadr’s Lawyer Dennis Edney Global Research News Hour Episode 104 By Michael Welch and Prof Michel Chossudovsky, May 16, 2015
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Criticism of Israel Not Allowed in Canada – Hate Crime Laws to Be Used Against Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) Supporters By Dan Dicks, May 14, 2015
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White House Authorizes Shell to Resume Drilling in the Arctic By Thomas Gaist, May 13, 2015
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Alberta Elections: A Perfect Political Storm By J. F. Conway, May 13, 2015
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Ex-Guantanamo Child Detainee Omar Khadr Released on Bail By Carl Bronski, May 12, 2015
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Guantanamo Detainee Omar Khadr as Child Soldier. US-Canada Violated International Law By Professor Audrey Makin, May 12, 2015
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America’s “War on Terrorism” Victim Omar Khadr: Free at Last? By Stephen Lendman, May 11, 2015
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Omar Khadr, Child Soldier: “Fact” or “Notion”? By Julie Lévesque, May 10, 2015
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Omar Khadr Arrested and Detained in Guantanamo. Timeline By Professor Audrey Makin, May 09, 2015
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Canada, State Sponsor of Terrorism? Role of Canadian Embassy in Jordan in ISIS Recruitment? By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, May 09, 2015
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Guantanamo and the Case of Omar Khadr. Conversation with his Lawyer Dennis Edney By Michael Welch, May 08, 2015
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US-Canada “Terror Justice”: I Will Never Forget Omar Khadr By Global Research News, May 08, 2015
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Unanimous Support for Ukraine War by Parties in Canadian Parliament By Global Research News, May 08, 2015
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A 57 Billion Dollar Surplus for Canada’s Budget: The Government’s Massive Grab of Workers’ Money By Gib McInnis, May 05, 2015
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Canada’s Fascist Shift By Mark Taliano, April 30, 2015
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Oppose the Canadian Government’s Threat to Criminalize Criticism of Israel: Independent Jewish Voices – Canada (IJV) Confronts Harper Government By Independent Jewish Voices, April 30, 2015
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Canadian Academic Dr. Diab Hassan deported to France on Trumped Up Terror Charges By Global Research News, April 29, 2015
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Canadian Judge Grants Freedom to Omar Khadr, Once Held as Child in Guantanamo Bay Prison By Deirdre Fulton, April 27, 2015
Global Financial Conflagration: The World of Fiat Money is Buckling under the Pressure of Unpayable Debts
Planning Chaos in the Middle East: Destruction of Societies for Foreign Money Control By Prof. John McMurtry, April 27, 2015
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Earth Day, Geo-Engineering and Chemtrails Global Research News Hour Episode 101 By Michael Welch, April 25, 2015
Bank of Canada Challenged in Legal Action: "Restore the Use of the Bank of Canada for Canadians"
Can the Courts Liberate the Bank of Canada? “Creating Money in the Public Interest” By Murray Dobbin, April 25, 2015
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Organizations Accross Canada Oppose Harper Government’s Threat to Criminalize Criticism of Israel By Independent Jewish Voices, April 24, 2015
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It’s Not Hockey We’re Playing Against Russia By Jim Miles, April 18, 2015
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Fukushima Fallout? Emergency Closure of Fishery Along Entire West Coast: Alarming Die-Offs, Mass Reproductive Failures, Strange Diseases By ENENews, April 17, 2015
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Changing the Way Money Works: The Steady State Economy and Sharing Law Global Research News Hour Episode 99 By Michael Welch and Kéllia Ramares, April 14, 2015
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Toronto Symphony Bans Pianist Critical of Kiev Regime By Roger Jordan, April 09, 2015
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Canadian Foreign Policy: Harper is playing a Double Game on Terror By Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya, April 09, 2015
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Music and Politics: The Toronto Symphony Orchestra Silences Ukrainian Musician Valentina Lisitsa By Olga Luzanova, April 08, 2015
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Imagery and Empire: Understanding the Western Fear of Arab and Muslim Terrorists By Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya, April 06, 2015
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Rwanda: Critics ask Canada to protect them from Kagame’s assassins By Ann Garrison, April 04, 2015
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The Good Soldier: Former US Serviceman Joshua Key, Refuses to Fight in Iraq. Living in Limbo. By Michael Welch, April 03, 2015
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Instead of Muzzling Canadians at Home, Prime Minister Harper Should Stop Canada’s Support of Terrorism Abroad By Dr. Mohamed Elmasry, April 02, 2015
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Canada, Do Not Follow the U.S. Into Permanent War By David Swanson and Robert Fantina, April 02, 2015
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Canada’s Military Mission: Why Bombing Syria Breaks the Law By James Bissett, March 31, 2015
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Canada: Anti-Terrorist Bill C-51 to Criminalize Thoughts of Indigenous Peoples By Pam Palmater, March 30, 2015
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The Netanyahu Victory. Is there a Path to a Just Peace? Global Research News Hour Episode 98 By Michael Welch, Prof. James Petras, and Jeff Halper, March 29, 2015
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Rolling Bombs: Crude-Oil Rail Tankers Threaten U.S. Canada Populations, Environment By Mary Papenfuss, March 29, 2015
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Canada’s Strikes against Syria. Violating International Law: The Canadian Recipe Against ISIS By Binoy Kampmark, March 28, 2015
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The Public Value of Public Sector Strikes. Ongoing Strikes at York University and The University of Toronto By Jeff Noonan, March 26, 2015
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Toronto’s Plan to Push Out the Homeless By John Clarke, March 25, 2015
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Canadian Secret Police and Bill C-51, the Anti-Terrorism Act: State-Sanctioned Black Ops and Cover-Ups By Puline Easton and Anna Di Carlo, March 24, 2015
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Terrorizing Canada With Stephen Harper. The Odious C51 “Secret Police Act” By Murray Dobbin, March 22, 2015
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Full Disclosure: “US in Grave Danger.” Paul Hellyer By Hon. Paul Hellyer, March 22, 2015
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The End of Canada in Ten Steps: A Conversation with Naomi Wolf Global Research News Hour Episode 97 By Michael Welch, Naomi Wolf, and Elizabeth May, March 22, 2015
Violence and Police Repression at the G20 Summit in Toronto
Fact Sheet on Police Violence in the Jane-Finch Community of Toronto By Dr. Ajamu Nangwaya, March 19, 2015
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The Demonization of Arabs, Muslims: The Harper Government Spreads Hate in Canada While it Supports Terror Overseas By Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya, March 18, 2015
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Turkish Media Disclose Identity of Alleged Spy for Canada By Joseph Fitsanakis, March 18, 2015
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Canada’s Immigration Minister Delivers Pro-War Speech against Russia By Global Research News, March 18, 2015
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“Freedom in Jeopardy’: Thousands rally across Canada against New C-51 “Anti-terror” Law By RT, March 17, 2015
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Arrested Spy’s Statement to Turkish Police Reveals Links to Canada’s Embassy and ISIS By Global Research News, March 17, 2015
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Canadian Students Reject Liberal Party Leader Justin Trudeau’s Attack on Palestine Activism, Free Speech By Ali Abunimah, March 16, 2015
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Canada’s “AntiTerrorism” Bill C-51: A Legal Primer, Expands the Powers of Canada’s Spy Agency, Allows Arrest on Mere Suspicion By Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA), March 15, 2015
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Reports link Islamic State Recruiter to Canadian Embassy in Jordan By Global Research News, March 15, 2015
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The Student Debt Time Bomb: Breaking the Grip of the Predatory Lenders Global Research News Hour episode 96 By Michael Welch, Kéllia Ramares, and Ellen Brown, March 14, 2015
"Building Our Movements" in the Wake of Canada's Elections: Austerity in Response to the Global Slump
State Crimes Against Democracy and Canada’s 2011 General Election By Prof Michael Keefer, March 13, 2015
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The Nemtsev Assassination: New Cold War and the Politics of Russia Global Research News Hour Episode 95 By Michael Welch and Roger Annis, March 08, 2015
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Austerity Strangles Ontario: the Teaching Assistants Strikes in Context By David Bush and Doug Nesbitt, March 07, 2015
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Canadian Military Intelligence and NATO Knew the Intervention in Libya Would Create Chaos and Aid Al-Qaeda-aligned Islamists By Stephen Gowans, March 05, 2015
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The TTIP Power Grab: Handing The Corporate Thieves The Key To Your Home By Colin Todhunter, March 05, 2015
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Towards Police State Canada? Anti-terrorism Bill C 51, To be Adopted by Parliament, The Media Campaign Global Research News Hour Episode 94 By Michael Welch and Barrie Zwicker, March 02, 2015
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Nazi Kiev Official Greeted in Ottawa and Washington By Stephen Lendman, February 26, 2015
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Top Ukrainian Nazi Visits U.S. Congress, Pentagon, Canadian Parliament, Seeks Weapons for Ukraine By Eric Zuesse, February 26, 2015
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Activists vs Resource Companies as Threats to “National Security” in Canada By William Ray, February 19, 2015
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Canada’s Blank Check for Israel By Juliana Farha, February 17, 2015
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The Role of British Imperialism in the Atlantic Slave Trade By Abayomi Azikiwe, February 17, 2015
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Mother Blames “Unvaccinated” Children After Newborn Gets Measles, Despite Evidence To Contrary By Kit Daniels, February 14, 2015
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Who Owns Stephen Harper? Money in Politics. “Secret Donors” Supported His Rise to Power By Linda McQuaig, February 13, 2015
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Canada’s Opposition Parties Acquiesce to Government’s Draconian “Anti-terror” Bill By Roger Jordan, February 10, 2015
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Canadian Government’s Anti-Communist Falsification of History: Making Vietnam’s Victory Over the U.S. a “Black Day” By Louis Lang, February 09, 2015
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Israel-Palestine and the Path to Peace Conversations with Jeff Halper and Yves Engler. Global Research News Hour Episode 92 By Michael Welch, Yves Engler, and Jeff Halper, February 08, 2015
Bank of Canada Challenged in Legal Action: "Restore the Use of the Bank of Canada for Canadians"
The Case to “Reinstate” the Bank of Canada By Global Research News, February 07, 2015
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Ottawa-Tel Aviv Bilateral Agreement: Canadian Government agrees to “Fight” the Boycott, Divestment Sanctions (BDS) Movement Directed against Israel By Global Research News, February 06, 2015
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Palestinian Civil Society Condemns Canadian Government Disinformation and Repression Against BDS Boycott Movement By BDS Movement, February 05, 2015
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Canada: Harper Government Relies on Torture Evidence, Say Three Professional Organizations By Global Research News, February 05, 2015
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Peoples’ Tribunals, Human Rights Abuses and the Actions of Canada’s Mining Industry in Latin America By Binoy Kampmark, February 03, 2015