Off the Hour / Nov. 14, 5-6pm / Secret Trial 5 Film Launches in Montreal

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Featured on today’s program:

-We’ll be joined live in studio by Noah Bingham and Madeleine Cohen, the producers of the documentary film Secret Trial 5. This new film looking at the so-called war on terror and Security Certificates in Canada premiers tonight at the R.I.D.M festival.

-Bill C-36, The Protection of Communities and Exploited Persons Act, has been passed into law, infuriating many people who work in the sex industry, as well as their allies. Despite its title, C-36 does everything but protect communities and exploited persons leaving sex workers outside of police protection and more vulnerable to targeted violence and exploitation than ever. CKUT’s Sula Greene spoke with STELLA’s Robyn Maynard about the implication of Bill C-36 and the ongoing targeting of sex workers in Canada.

-We’ll hear from Janie Lasimbang,the Secretariat Director of the Indigenous Network of Malaysia. She talks about Indigenous people in Malaysia, colonization, and some of the climate challenges they face.

-And finally, we’ll go to Ferguson, Missouri, where riots errupted following the police murder of unarmed Black youth Michael Brown in August. A Grand Jury is set to release a decision on whether or not Darren Wilson, the officer who killed Brown, will face charges. We’ll hear from Ferguson activist Ashley Yates of Millenial Activists United. This piece was produced by Sojourner Truth Radio at KPFK.

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