La guerre contre le terrorisme à la sauce philippine – Alternatives

The war on terror: Philippines-style is the title of this article I wrote about the situation of the Muslim minority in the Philippines for the April 2009 edition of the Alternatives newspaper in Montreal. It’s based on an interview with Amirah Ali Lidasan, national president of Suara Bangsamoro (Voice of the Moro People). I spent […]

Canadian Liberal MP Irwin Cotler advises Israeli military how to counter media

A remarkable video of a presentation by Canadian MP (and former Cabinet Minister), Irwin Cotler (Lib-Mount Royal), at a high level September 2006 conference in Herzliya, Israel, advising Israeli military and security officials on how to counter the media, human rights organizations, academia and public opinion after Israel’s war on Lebanon in the summer of […]

Le prix qui n’était pas aux Rendez-vous

Montréal, le lundi 2 mars 2009 — Les Rendez-vous du cinéma québécois (RVCQ) vient de clôturer son édition 2009. Félicitations spéciales à Richard Brouillette, qui a récolté le Prix Pierre et Yolande Perrault / Meilleur espoir documentaire pour son film l’Encerclement – La démocratie dans les rets du néolibéralisme et à nos amis de […]

Rendez-vous du Cinéma Québécois drops “Tolerance” award

Montréal, Monday, March 2, 2009 — Les Rendez-vous du Cinéma Québécois (RVCQ), the annual festival honouring Quebec cinema, has just wrapped its 2009 edition with the awards evening. A special congratulations to Richard Brouillette, who won the Prix Pierre et Yolande Perrault / Meilleur espoir documentaire for his film ENCIRCLEMENT: Neo-Liberalism Ensnares Democracy and […]