Skip to Navigation | Skip to Content | Leap to Bottom

This Is A Serious Threat to Press Freedom - CJFE | Canadian Journalists for Free Expression

17.3.17

This Is A Serious Threat to Press Freedom - CJFE | Canadian Journalists for Free Expression: We, the undersigned, condemn in the strongest possible terms the criminal charges brought against Justin Brake, reporter and editor for The Independent, for his reporting on the Indigenous occupation of the Muskrat Falls site in October 2016. The charges are an outrageous assault by the RCMP on press freedom in Canada and must be withdrawn immediately.



According to the court docket, Brake is being charged with “mischief relating to a testamentary instrument or property greater than 5,000” and “unlawfully disobeying an order of the Court.” He has been summoned to appear in provincial court in Happy Valley-Goose Bay on April 11 to answer the charges.


Read the full article … 

Dispatch: Aboriginal Press Media Group  |   Permalink  |   [17.3.17]  |   0 comments

4584766440552825099

»  {Newer-Posts} {Older-Posts}  «

0 Comments:

Post a Comment


Links to this posting:

Create a Link


 / 17.3.17 / 2017_03_01_archive.html#4584766440552825099




Aboriginal News Group

Contributing Editors, International Correspondents & Affiliates




This is an Ad-Free Newswire


#ReportHate
============
Southern Poverty Law Center


This site uses the Blogspot Platform



Impressum

Inteligenta Indigena Novajoservo™ (IIN) is maintained by the Aboriginal Press News Service™ (APNS) a subset of the Aboriginal News Group™ (ANG). All material provided here is for informational purposes only, including all original editorials, news items and related post images, is published under a CC: Attribution-Noncommercial 3.0 license (unless otherwise stated) and/or 'Fair Use', via section 107 of the US Copyright Law). This publication is autonomous; stateless and non-partisan. We refuse to accept paid advertising, swag, or monetary donations and assume no liability for the content and/or hyperlinked data of any other referenced website. The APNS-ANG and its affiliate orgs do not advocate, encourage or condone any type/form of illegal and/or violent behaviour.