By the War Resisters Support Campaign
Across the country, supporters of U.S. Iraq War resisters have been working hard to ensure that the Liberal government acts quickly to resolve their cases and let them stay. Your letters, emails and phone calls have had a real impact – but we aren’t there yet.
The Federal Court has given […]
Winnipeg, August 2, 2016: Peace and human rights organizations held a vigil for the Palestinians killed in the 2014 Israeli attack on Gaza known as Operation Protective Edge. Photo: Rana Abdulla
By Candice Bodnaruk
Winnipeg – On August 2nd, 2016, over two dozen people gathered at the the Israel Folklorama Pavilion for the third annual vigil to […]
Winnipeggers once again came together at Memorial Park to commemorate the 1945 atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki by the United States.
By Kazumi Matsui, Mayor, The City of Hiroshima
Hiroshima’s Mayor Kazumi Matsui in 2015 Photo: Kyodo News/Associated Press
1945, August 6, 8:15 a.m. Slicing through the clear blue sky, a previously unknown “absolute evil” is unleashed on Hiroshima, instantly searing the entire city. Koreans, Chinese, Southeast Asians, American prisoners of war, children, the elderly and other innocent […]
In August 1945, two atomic bombs dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki instantly turned the two cities into ruins and took the lives of about 210 thousand people. Even now, more than 200,000 Hibakusha, or A-bomb survivors, are carrying with them scars. Their tragedy should not be repeated anywhere on earth.
The call for the elimination […]