Author Archives: Hasna Shireen

About Hasna Shireen

Hasna is the Research Associate with the Alberta Civil Liberties Research Centre (ACLRC). Prior to joining the ACLRC, she worked as an articling student at Bennett Jones LLP and Calgary Legal Guidance. Previously, she was a Research Associate at D-NET, Bangladesh (Associate of CARE, Canada) on a human rights project dedicated to empowering socially disadvantaged people, and at the Faculty of Law at Northern University Bangladesh. She holds an LL.M. in Energy, Natural Resources and Environmental Law from the University of Calgary, and has authored various publications dealing with civil liberties, human rights, privacy and access to information. Deeply passionate about human rights and civil liberties issues, she is engaged in projects to amplify marginalized voices and to facilitate opportunities for all individuals to participate in a democratic society.

Freedom of Expression Versus Privacy Rights: Stay of Enforcement of an Interim Mandatory Injunction in the Context of Publication Bans

By: Hasna Shireen PDF Version: Freedom of Expression Versus Privacy Rights: Stay of Enforcement of an Interim Mandatory Injunction in the Context of Publication Bans Case Commented On: R v Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, 2016 ABCA 372 (CanLII) In two previous ABlawg … Continue reading

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Publication Bans and Interim Mandatory Injunctions in the Context of Freedom of Expression and the Privacy of Youthful Victims

By: Hasna Shireen PDF Version: Publication Bans and Interim Mandatory Injunctions in the Context of Freedom of Expression and the Privacy of Youthful Victims Case Commented On: R v Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, 2016 ABCA 326 (CanLII) The Court of Queen’s Bench … Continue reading

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Human Rights Cannot Be Renounced or Waived

By: Hasna Shireen PDF Version: Human Rights Cannot Be Renounced or Waived Case Commented On: Webber Academy Foundation v Alberta (Human Rights Commission), 2016 ABQB 442 (CanLII) The Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta recently upheld a human rights decision that … Continue reading

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Balancing Freedom of Expression and the Privacy of Child Victims

By: Hasna Shireen PDF Version: Balancing Freedom of Expression and the Privacy of Child Victims Case Commented On: R v Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, 2016 ABQB 204 (CanLII) The Court in R v Canadian Broadcasting Corporation allows the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) … Continue reading

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