CSIS and Systemic Islamophobia in Canada
Solidarity across Borders and the Canadian Anti-Islamophobia Collective invite you to an information and awareness-raising event on systemic Islamophobia carried out by the Canadian secret services (CSIS) against members of the Muslim community and members of migrant communities.
Friday, 14 April 2017 from 6pm to 8pm
CEDA, 2515 Delisle st. Montreal (near Lionel-Groulx metro)
There will be three speakers, the projection of a short film and the distribution of a know-your-rights booklet about CSIS, followed by a question and answer period.
1- Building a culture of security and solidarity against CSIS? Jaggi Singh, community organizer with Solidarity Across Borders, Justice for the Victims of Police Killings and Contempt of Court: Legal Clinic By and For Social Movements”
2- CSIS Scandals (Arar & Iacobucci commissions, Omar Khadr, Abdelrazik, security certificates): Drawing lessons. Adil Charkaoui, coordinator of the Canadian Collective Anti-Islamophobia
3- What to do when CSIS visits or harasses? What are your rights? Mary Foster, community organizer with Solidarity Across Borders, former activist with the People’s Commission Network
This event is free. Venue accessible to wheelchairs. Childcare available on-site.
Le Collectif Québécois Contre l’Islamophobie
514- 8000 415
Le Collectif québécois contre l’islamophobie (CQCI) est un organisme à but non lucratif voué à la lutte contre l’islamophobie sous toutes ses formes et dans toutes les sphères de la société.