Habiba Nosheen

Habiba Nosheen is an investigative correspondent with CBC News. Her journalism has earned three Emmy awards and a Peabody. She previously co-hosted CBC’s The Fifth Estate.

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CBC Investigates

Canadian law can't punish some peacekeepers for sex misconduct abroad — and the UN isn't happy about it

CBC obtained hundreds of pages of internal documents, memos and emails from Global Affairs Canada that confirm that six peacekeepers who were found to have engaged in sexual misconduct in Haiti received few, if any, sanctions.

Asia Bibi's escape to Canada shines light on Pakistan's controversial blasphemy laws

As Asia Bibi settles into her new life in Canada after spending eight years on death row in Pakistan, her lawyer is already preparing to defend another Christian woman sentenced to death for blasphemy in that country.
CBC Investigates

As fewer patients sue their doctor, the rate of winning malpractice suits is dropping too

When patients try to sue their physician, a CBC investigation shows the rate of success is very low. CBC News obtained every annual report filed by the Canadian Medical Protective Association, which provides liability coverage and legal support to physicians, dating back to 1901, and analyzed the last 40 years.

Overcrowding, understaffing and 'culture of violence' rampant at notorious Ontario jail: lawyer

A "culture of violence," chronic overcrowding and critical understaffing at London, Ont.'s Elgin-Middlesex Detention Centre all came together the night inmate Adam Kargus was murdered by his cellmate.

Undercover FBI agent defends role in drawing 3rd man into Via Rail terror investigation

The FBI undercover agent at the centre of a plot by two men planning to derail a Via Rail train travelling from New York to Toronto stands by a controversial decision to target a third suspect who was living in Quebec City at the time.

Trial begins in the murder of inmate at troubled Ontario jail

A trial begins today for Anthony George, charged with second degree murder in the death of Adam Kargus, who died inside the Elgin-Middlesex Detention Centre in October 2013.