Civil Liberties

Hundreds Rally in Canada to Protest India’s Sikh Crackdown

A growing conflict between India’s Hindu-majority government and Sikh separatists spilled over into Canada on Saturday, as hundreds of Canadian citizens with family ties to India’s Punjab gathered in Vancouver to protest reported human rights violations by Indian security forces.

Supporters of Waris Punjab De shout slogans favouring their chief and separatist leader Am

Freedom Convoy Protesters Dismiss Justin Trudeau’s Emergency Powers Move

Some members of Ottawa’s “Freedom Convoy” — which urges Canada’s government to drop pandemic-related vaccine mandates and restrictions — dismissed Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s decision to use a federal Emergencies Act against the peaceful protest as a “scare tactic” on Wednesday, the Canadian Press reported.

OTTAWA, ONTARIO - FEBRUARY 12: People gather and block the streets to take part in an anti

Canada: Police Block Road Leading to America to Prevent ‘Freedom Convoy’ Protesters from Walking Over

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) shut down a road leading to the Pacific Highway border crossing — which connects Canada and the U.S. via their respective towns of Surrey and Blaine — on Monday in an effort to block anti-coronavirus vaccine mandate protesters from walking toward the U.S. border on foot, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) reported.

Police officers walk before a truck making its way along the central Wellington street, du