Jillian Kestler-D'Amours

Jillian Kestler-D'Amours

Jillian Kestler-D'Amours has reported from across the Middle East and North Africa, as well as in South and North America, Asia and Europe. Her work covers immigration, refugees, political conflict and human rights issues.

Canada

Canada granting US border agents 'expanded' powers

Canadian rights groups say a newly passed law gives too much power to US border officers and threatens civil liberties.

Canada granting US border agents 'expanded' powers

Sexual assault

Women in low-wage US farm jobs say #MeToo

Women of colour in low-wage jobs face uphill battle to report and get justice for sexual abuse and harassment at work.

Women in low-wage US farm jobs say #MeToo

Privacy & Surveillance

Ethiopia targets activists with Israeli spyware: Report

More oversight on commercial spyware is needed, says author of new report on how Ethiopia allegedly spies on dissidents.

Ethiopia targets activists with Israeli spyware: Report

Native Americans

Native tribes sue Trump over Bears Ears Monument

Native Americans launch fight to protect sacred sites after Trump reduced the size of protected cultural lands in Utah.

Native tribes sue Trump over Bears Ears Monument

Environment

Explained: Donald Trump's 'attack' on the environment

US president is rolling back the country's efforts to fight climate change. Here's a look at what he has done so far.

Explained: Donald Trump's 'attack' on the environment

Mali

Election delay sends 'bad signal' for Mali stability

Analysts say decision to postpone regional elections raises serious concerns about the West African country's stability.

Election delay sends 'bad signal' for Mali stability

Gun violence

Family blames US Air Force in Texas church shooting

The parents of a man killed in a mass shooting at a Texas church this month say the Air Force is partly responsible.

Family blames US Air Force in Texas church shooting

Environment

Will Trump's EPA repeal the US carbon emission plan?

As Trump seeks to repeal Clean Power Plan, critics argue the EPA is moving the US in the wrong direction.

Will Trump's EPA repeal the US carbon emission plan?

LGBT

Canada apologises for historical LGBT 'purge'

Trudeau makes amends for policy that 'purged' thousands of LGBT Canadians from public service between 1950s and 1990s.

Canada apologises for historical LGBT 'purge'

Canada

Canada's Trudeau apologises for residential schools

Justin Trudeau delivers 'long overdue' apology for decades of abuse of indigenous children at residential schools.

Canada's Trudeau apologises for residential schools

Asylum Seekers

Canada braced for new wave of asylum seekers from US

Thousands have crossed into Canada from the US in search of asylum this year, a trend local groups say will continue.

Canada braced for new wave of asylum seekers from US

Refugees

Israel pushes to deport asylum seekers to Rwanda

Israel plans to deport about 40,000 asylum seekers without their consent and under threat of indefinite detention.

Israel pushes to deport asylum seekers to Rwanda