Displaced Afghans face harsh winter

Al Jazeera English, Feb. 7, 2010
NATO and Afghan troops are preparing for a major offensive against Taliban strongholds in southern Afghanistan.
Ahead of the operation, thousands of civilians have fled their homes near the Marjah area of Helmand province.
Many will be going to displacement camps near the capital, Kabul.
But as Al Jazeera’s David Chater reports, conditions […]

Free Abousfian Abdelrazik from the Prison Without Walls

Abousfian Abdelrazik meets the press in Montreal on his return to Canada on Saturday, June 27, 2009. Photo: Tatiana Gomez
Delist Now!: Six-Month Campaign to Free Abousfian Abdelrazik from the Prison Without Walls
By Project Fly Home, Feb. 5, 2010
June 27th will mark the one-year anniversary of Abousfian Abdelrazik’s return to Canada after six years of forced […]

Please take 30 seconds to help restore Canadian aid to UNRWA

By Canadians for Justice and Peace in the Middle East, Jan. 22, 2010
In January, the Harper government quietly announced that after decades of support, Canada was ceasing aid to the UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA.)  Founded in 1949, UNRWA is the primary organ to provide aid to Palestinian refugees scattered around the world.  The […]

Iraq “regime change” plan predated 9/11

Plan to oust Saddam drawn up two years before the invasion
Secret document signalled support for Iraqi dissidents and promised aid, oil and trade deals in return for regime change
By Michael Savage, Political Correspondent, The Independent, Feb. 1, 2010
A secret plan to foster an internal coup against Saddam Hussein was drawn up by the Government two […]

Shocking stories of US torture in Afghanistan

Russia Today, Feb. 2, 2010

An ever increasing number of U.S. troops are fighting for peace in Afghanistan. But an investigative journalist claims to have revealed the shocking truth about surprise night raids by American forces and secret prisons where detainees are routinely tortured. In an exclusive interview to RT, Anand Gopal says Obama’s mission in […]