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BREAKING NEWS: Deportation order against migrant activist Gina Bahiwal cancelled

Date

2017

Abstract

After an outpouring of support from all across Canada, the deportation order for migrant activist Gina Bahiwal has been cancelled. Huge thanks to everyone who took the time to write letters of support; grassroots public pressure makes a difference. Gina’s struggle was also supported by dedicated work from her lawyer, Richard Wazana of Wazana Law.

Newspaper title

Haversting freedom

Page numbers

1

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Keywords

Incarceration of migrant workers

Content types

Policy analysis, Documented cases of abuse, Support initiatives, Current Policy, Past policies, and Systemic/state violation of right/freedom

Target groups

Public awareness, Unions, and NGOs/community groups/solidarity networks

Geographical focuses

Canada, Ontario, Alberta, Manitoba, Quebec, British Columbia, Other provinces, Federal, Nova Scotia, and National relevance

Spheres of activity

Gender and sexuality studies and Law

Languages

English