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LE CAS DES 15 TRAVAILLEURS CHINOIS VICTIMES DE RACISME AU TRAVAIL S'EN VA AU TRIBUNAL DES DROITS DE LA PERSONNE

Montréal, le 19 octobre 2009 --- Le cas des 15 travailleurs immigrants chinois, à  qui la Commission des droits de la personne et des droits de la jeunesse a recommandé 164 000 $ en dommages, ira au Tribunal des droits de la personne.

BLACK MCGILL STUDENT ASKS MINORITY YOUTHS TO SPEAK OUT AGAINST CRIMINALIZATION AFTER BRUTAL SUBWAY ARREST

Montreal, October 26, 2009 --- A 23 year-old Black McGill female student is asking racialized youth to speak out about abusive arrests in the subway, after she became another victim of municipal authorities’ ongoing criminalization of Black youths.

THE “BULLETS DON'T SEE COLOR” CASE HEADS TO COURT AFTER MEDIATION FAILED

Montreal, October 23, 2009 --- The case of Black community leader Gemma Raeburn and her two friends who were subject to racially discriminatory conduct by two Montreal police officers back in 2004 will go to trial in Winter 2010.

Attempts at mediation that took place this morning at the Quebec Human Rights Tribunal failed.

THE “BULLETS DON’T SEE COLOR” CASE HEADS TO COURT AFTER MEDIATION FAILED

Montreal, October 23, 2009 --- The case of Black community leader Gemma Raeburn and her two friends who were subject to racially discriminatory conduct by two Montreal police officers back in 2004 will go to trial in Winter 2010.

Attempts at mediation that took place this morning at the Quebec Human Rights Tribunal failed.

THE CASE OF FIFTEEN CHINESE WORKERS WHO WERE AWARDED $164,000 FOR RACISM ON THE JOB GOES TO COURT

Montreal, October 19, 2009 --- The case of fifteen Chinese workers at a Montreal manufacturing company who were recommended $164,000 in damages by the Quebec Human Rights and Youth Rights Commission for having been racially discriminated on the job, will head to the Quebec Human Rights Tribunal.

LE CRARR REÇOIT LOUIS-GEORGES TIN

Montréal, le 2 octobre 2009 --- Dans le but de promouvoir les échanges concernant les initiatives de lutte contre le racisme et l'intolérance au Québec et en France, le CRARR s'est joint au Congrès juif québécois pour organiser un déjeuner - rencontre avec M. Louis-Georges Tin, porte-parole du Conseil représentatif des associations noires (CRAN) de France et initiateur de la Journée mondiale de lutte contre l'homophobie.

CRARR MET WITH UN INDEPENDENT EXPERT ON MINORITY ISSUES

Montreal, October 22, 2009 --- CRARR hosted a meeting with Ms. Gay McDougall, UN Independent Expert on Minority Rights, during her official visit to Canada.

LE CRARR REÇOIT L'EXPERT INDÉPENDANT DE L'ONU SUR LES DROITS DES MINORITÉS

Montréal, le 16 octobre 2009--- Les représentants et les partenaires du CRARR tiendront une réunion avec Mme Gay McDougall, Expert indépendent des Nations-Unies sur les droits des minorités, lors de sa visite au Canada.

COURT DENIES APPEAL OF “BULLETS DON'T SEE COLOR” CASE

Montreal, July 16, 2009 --- The two White police officers who were sanctioned by the police ethics tribunal back in 2007 for having made racially discriminatory statements to Black persons during an intervention in a private West Island home were denied leave to appeal the decision by the Quebec Court of Appeal last week.

LA CONSULTATION PUBLIQUE DE LA COMMISSION DES DROITS DE LA PERSONNE SUR LE PROFILAGE RACIAL : UN EXERCICE ESSENTIEL

Montréal, le 17 septembre 2009 --- Le CRARR applaudit la décision de la Commission des droits de la personne et des droits de la jeunesse de tenir cet automne une vaste consultation publique portant sur le profilage racial et les relations entre les minorités racisées et la police à  travers le Québec.

LE CRARR POURSUIT SA LUTTE CONTRE LE RACISME DANS L'EMPLOI : EMPLOI-QUÉBEC DIT NON AUX OFFRES D'EMPLOI AVEC LA MENTION DE L'ITAR

Montréal, le 23 juillet 2009 --- Le CRARR vient de remporter une nouvelle victoire contre le racisme dans l'emploi imposé par les règles américaines ITAR.

LA COMMISSION DES DROITS DE LA PERSONNE RECOMMANDE 164 000 $ AUX 15 TRAVAILLEURS CHINOIS VICTIMES DE RACISME AU TRAVAIL

Montréal, le 23 septembre 2009 --- Quinze travailleurs manufacturiers d'origine chinoise se verront accorder un total de 164 000 $ en dommages pour avoir subi des actes assimilables à  du racisme de la part de leur employeur, selon le verdict rendu par la Commission des droits de la personne et des droits de la jeunesse (CDPDJ) du Québec.

FIFTEEN CHINESE MANUFACTURING WORKERS AWARDED $164,000 BY QUEBEC HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION FOR RACISM AT WORK

Montreal, September 23, 2009 --- Fifteen Chinese workers at a Montreal manufacturing company should receive $164,000 in damages for having been racially discriminated on the job, the Quebec Human Rights and Youth Rights Commission ruled in a decision issued last week.

BLACK CONCORDIA UNIVERSITY STUDENT AND DOWNTOWN PUB SETTLED COMPLAINT OF DENIAL OF ACCESS

Montreal, September 14, 2009 --- Concordia University student and rugby player Courtney Bishop and Sir Winstown Churchill Pub (SWCP) have reached a settlement over a civil rights complaint of denial of access to the bar on the basis of race.

CHINESE STUDENT VIOLENTLY ARRESTED BY THE POLICE SEEKS SUPPORT FOR REVIEW OF POLICE ETHICS COMMISSIONER’S DECISION

Montreal, June 17,2009 --- A Chinese student who was the target of police misconduct and excessive use of force against him seeks financial support from the community to pay for his judicial review of the Police Ethics Committee decision that rejects his complaint.