Tory tough on crime policies, including the proposed 3 Strikes Law & Police reps on judge selection cttees, prison news, history of hanging in Canada
Stark Raven Radio- Emily Aspinwall, Tiffany Chong, Marge Lam
[3:05 - 23:50]
Features an interview with Jason Gratl, from the BC Civil Liberties Association on the Tory government crime and punishment agenda. Focus on Three Strikes Bill & plan for police representation on judge selection committees. http://www.bccla.org/
Prison News Highlights:
-Canadian news briefs
-Personal computer ban in Canadian prisons being reviewed
-Donald Rumsfeld charged with war crimes in Germany, -Guantanamo $125 million (US) expansion plans
-Supreme Court in China to review all Death Penalty Sentences
Feature on the history of capital punishment and hanging in Canada.
Show includes intro/extra, show & station IDs, music and announcements.
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