Human Rights, Uncategorized

Do Human Rights Matter?

This past week news was released that Omar Khadr would be receiving what is estimated at $10.5 million in settlement for the role that the Canadian Governments played in his ten year long denial of his human rights. Human rights that were instilled upon him by the Canadian Constitution and the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms… Continue reading Do Human Rights Matter?

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Book Reviews, Human Rights, Single Parenting, Uncategorized

From Hope & Despair, a story of strength in the face of adversity

On March 9, 2017 Vancouver Island University welcomed Monia Mazigh, author and human rights advocate to speak with students about Islamophobia, human rights and her two novels, Hope & Despair, and Hope Has Two Daughters. Monia, a Canadian Citizen, didn’t set out to be a human rights advocate, though she was catapulted into the position… Continue reading From Hope & Despair, a story of strength in the face of adversity