By Colin Perkel
A reporter’s last-ditch attempt at blocking an RCMP demand for his background materials in a terrorism case failed Thursday with a judge refusing to stay the production… Continue Reading Vice reporter Ben Makuch loses final bid to block RCMP demand for background material
Forcing a reporter to give information on a terror suspect to the RCMP would be unreasonable given that the wanted Canadian man is almost certainly dead, an Ontario justice heard on Tuesday.
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The importance of press freedom can never be understated. For Canadian journalists, horrific headlines from across the globe of missing, murdered, or imprisoned reporters are sobering reminders of the privilege… Continue Reading Canada finally has a source protection law — is it enough?
Vice reporter Ben Makuch is “very relieved” to hear of the leave decision.
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U.S. Central Command, which oversees American military operations in Syria and Iraq, maintains Farah Shirdon died two years ago.
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By Grant Buckler
A coalition of press freedom organizations have planned a rally on Monday, Feb. 6, in support of Ben Makuch. The Vice Media Canada journalist was ordered in… Continue Reading Rally planned to support Vice journalist fighting RCMP production order