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 Stark Raven 
 
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The Federal Tories & NDP have teamed up to fast track a number of 'Tough on Crime' crime bills through parliament (interview). Prison News.
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The Federal Tories & NDP have teamed up to fast track a number of 'Tough on Crime' crime bills through parliament. Already Bill C-9, limiting the use of conditional sentencing has become law. Other bills include one introducing more mandatory minimum sentences for gun crimes (Bill C-10)and another that says 'three strikes and you're a dangerous offender who is considered guilty unless you can prove otherwise' (Bill C-27). Interview with Filis Iverson & Christine, two Vancouver-based prison justice activists who are working to fight the implementation of these bills. More info on the bills and where they are at in the parliamentary system.

[45:51-50:24] Prison News
CANADA:
-Aboriginal prisoners on hunger strike to demand more access to their religious practices
-Nunavut plans new women's prison
-Baffin Correctional Centre overcrowding creates desperate situations

US & INTERNATIONAL
-Another Suicide at the Guantanamo
-California set to spend billions on dollars on new prison construction


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Stark Raven covers prison issues weekly on Vancouver Co-operative Radio, CFRO 102.7 FM. Online at http://www.coopradio.org. (The first 3 Mondays of each month from 7-8pm, Pacific Time).

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 Stark Raven Show: June 4, Tough on Crime Bills Download Program Podcast
01:00:22 English 2007-06-04
 Vancouver, BC
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