By Faisal Kutty Over the next few weeks, rights groups, lawyers, activists, experts and concerned individuals will all weigh in on how to achieve a National Security framework upholding both security and rights. The problems with the existing framework are too many to canvass here, but there are a few
By Faisal KuttyCitius. Altius. Fortius. Can’t go wrong with the Olympic motto of striving to be faster, higher and stronger. Unfortunately, international sporting events also have an ugly side, one too often hidden using repression and public relations budgets. Years ago on a visit to India, I came face
[http://127.0.0.1/wp/2015/the-miseducation-of-ontarios-new-sex-ed-curriculum/ontario-curriculum/] By Faisal Kutty “Have your children tested for STDs,” said a Muslim family doctor during a health session at a Toronto mosque a few years ago. Her message was that unbeknownst to the audience, many of their children were sexually active
[http://127.0.0.1/wp/2015/i-am-not-a-terrorist-despite-what-my-critics-told-a-senate-committee/faisalkutty/] Dear Senators: My name is Faisal Kutty. I am a lawyer, law professor, public speaker and writer. I write in response to testimony to your distinguished Committee on February 23, 2015 by a fear monger well-versed in McCarthyism, Mr. Marc Lebuis.
[http://127.0.0.1/wp/2015/do-canadians-know-what-they-just-voted-for/stephenharper/] (February 25, 2015) – An ill-formed electorate may not be good for democracy but it often works for politicians. Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper could not have wished for a more compliant constituency as he prepares for the 2015 elections. An Angus