Media Advisory - Media briefing on new project to document impacts of no-fly lists and other watch lists on civil liberties, privacy rights and mobility rights



    VANCOUVER, June 16 /CNW Telbec/ - On the first anniversary of the
implementation of the Canadian no-fly list prominent civil liberties groups
and labour unions are joining to launch a new initiative aimed at documenting
the growing surveillance of travellers.
    A news conference will be held on June 18, 2008 in Vancouver to unveil
this innovative project and offer an initial assessment of the application of
Canada's Passenger Protect Program.

    
    WHEN:     Wednesday June 18, 2008 at 10 AM

    WHERE:    #550 - 1188 West Georgia Street

    WHO:      Micheal Vonn, BC Civil Liberties Association
              Richard Rosenberg, the Chair of our Privacy and Access
              Committee
              Rahat Kurd & Alnoor Gova, co-researchers on a racial profiling
              project.
    




For further information:

For further information: Micheal Vonn, Policy Director, BC Civil
Liberties Association, (604) 630-9753

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