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RACISM IN JURY DELIBERATIONS: CRARR JOINS ACCUSED FAMILY IN CALLING FOR A NEW TRIAL IN AN UNPRECEDENTED CRIMINAL CASE IN QUEBEC

Montreal, July 4, 2005 --- CRARR has joined the family of an Indo-Mauritian man found guilty of second degree murder of his girlfriend in Quebec City to call for a new trial since racism tainted the jury deliberations and one juror was allegedly pressured into reaching a guilty verdict.

CRARR SUPPORTS YOUNG CITY WORKERS DISCRIMINATED DUE TO AGE

MONTREAL, February 9, 2006 --- Some 40 young employees of the Security Department at the City of Montreal are victims of discrimination based on age as a result of a “grandfather” clause in a collective agreement and may not have any justice before 2007.

CRARR JOINS LBGT GROUPS TO DENOUNCE ELEPHANT MAN AND ASKS QUEBEC HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION TO INVESTIGATE

Montréal, October 2, 2007 --- CRARR has formally asked the Quebec Human Rights and Youth Rights Commission to launch an investigation into Elephant Man and the promoters of his concert scheduled for October 5 in Montreal, to determine whether violations of the Quebec Charter of Human Rights and Freedoms have occurred.

CRARR FILES CIVIL RIGHTS COMPLAINT FOR SAINT-SAUVEUR CHINESE COUPLE WHO WERE ASSAULTED AND TOLD TO GET OUT OF QUEBEC

Montreal, August 17, 2006 --- A Chinese couple in Saint-Sauveur who was assaulted, spat on and verbally insulted with racial slurs by three white French youths has mandated CRARR to file a civil rights complaint on their behalf.

THE HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION AWARDS $15,000 TO BLACK YOUTH IN FIRST DECISION ON RACIAL PROFILING


Montreal, July 14, 2006  --- A young Black male has just made Quebec legal history in a racial profiling case by receiving a favorable decision by the Quebec Human Rights Commission against the Montreal Transit Corporation. It is the Commission's first decision on racial profiling.

CRARR HAILS CRTC’S DECISION BLAMING RADIO-CANADA FOR BROADCASTING RACIALLY OFFENSIVE STATEMENTS

Montreal, September 29, 2006 --- CRARR is pleased that the Société Radio-Canada (SRC) has been found to have violated federal anti-discriminatory regulations for having broadcast racially discriminatory and offensive statements by Doc Mailloux in the September 25, 2005 show of Tout le monde en parle.

REFUSAL OF RESIDENCY POSITIONS FOR FOREIGN-TRAINED DOCTORS: CRARR ASKS THE HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION TO INITIATE A SYSTEMIC INVESTIGATION

Montréal, June 7, 2007 --- The Quebec Human Rights and Youth Rights Commission must initiate a systemic investigation into the refusal of Quebec medical faculties to accord equal treatment to international medical graduates (IMG) and who applied for residency positions this year.

THE QUEBEC HUMAN RIGHTS TRIBUNAL CONDEMNS TWO WOMEN TO PAY $25,000 IN DAMAGES FOR HATE ASSAULT AGAINST AN INDIAN CANADIAN COUPLE IN ANGRIGNON PARK

Montreal, CANADA, December 14, 2006 --- In a decision released yesterday, two white women who assaulted an Indian-Canadian couple in July 2002 in Angrignon Park, Montreal, have been ordered to pay $25,000 in moral and punitive damages by the Quebec Human Rights Tribunal in a decision released yesterday.

HUMAN RIGHTS TRIBUNAL AWARDS $16,000 TO TWO BLACK MALE VICTIMS OF RACISM

Montreal, March 14, 2007---The Quebec Human Rights Tribunal has ordered the Bar Le Surf and its employees to pay $8,000 to each of the two Black males who were denied service because of their race.

A MAJOR VICTORY AGAINST HATE CRIMES: BLACK MAN BEATEN AND STABBED BY TWO SKIN HEADS IN MONTREAL AWARDED $50,000 IN DAMAGES BY HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION

A Black male who was gravely beaten and stabbed by two neo-Nazi skin heads in Montreal in June 2002 has won a major victory before the Quebec Human Rights Commission.

CRARR WON $4,000 IN DAMAGES FOR ASIAN BUS DRIVER FOR BEING CALLED “F- CHINK”

Montreal, October 3, 2006 ---An Asian bus driver with the Montreal Transit Corporation (MTC) who was insulted with racial slurs and physically harassed by a taxi driver in a road rage case has been awarded $4,000 in moral and punitive damages by the Quebec Human Rights and Youth Rights Commission.

CRARR SUPPORTS TV BROADCASTERS' REQUEST FOR ACCESS TO CABLE DISTRIBUTION FEES

Montreal, November 23, 2009 --- CRARR has joined thousands of Canadians in calling upon the Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) to develop a regime to allow television broadcasters to negotiate with cable and satellite companies for a greater share of the latter's fees.

LE CRARR RECHERCHE DES JEUNES DE COULEUR AYANT DES BILLETS DE CONTRAVENTION DANS LE MÉTRO

Montréal, le 27 décembre 2009 --- Le CRARR est à  la recherche de jeunes arabes, asiatiques, latinos et noirs âgés de 14 à  20 ans qui ont reçu des billets de contravention de la part des inspecteurs de la STM pour ne pas avoir de preuves de règlement de leur passage (même s'ils ont payé, allant jusqu'à 214 $) et pour entrave au travail d'inspecteur (jusqu'à  324 $). On est invité à  partager son témoignage en écrivant au crarr@primus.ca