In for the long haul –
Five years after fleeing to Canada, American war resister Joshua Key is still fighting for refugee status
Marlo Campbell, Uptown Magazine Online, April 15, 2010
Joshua Key is an American war resister seeking asylum in Canada after deserting from the U.S. army.
The noon-hour rally took place as Jason Kenney, Canada’s minister of citizenship, immigration and multiculturalism, spoke inside.
Participants were taking aim at Bill C-11, the Balanced Refugee Reform Act, introduced by Kenney on March 30. Some also spoke out out against the minister’s decision to exclude all references to gay rights from the recently revised Canadian citizenship study guide.