Category: Campaigns

Demand Peace and Justice in Sri Lanka

April 3, 2009: Protesters in support of Tamil people stage multi-day protest on Parliament Hill. Photograph by: Chris Mikula, Ottawa Citizen. by the Ottawa Peace Assembly, April 16, 2009 The non-stop protest in Ottawa, led by the Tamil community has…

Doomsday Clock May Finally Stop Ticking

by Haider Rizvi, IPS, Feb. 23, 2009 UNITED NATIONS, Feb 23 (IPS) – The Barack Obama administration’s apparent resolve to take U.S. foreign policy in a new direction is creating ripples of hope for an enhanced U.N. agenda on nuclear…

Parliamentary action on war resisters

This just came in from from the War Resisters Support Campaign. The Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration has passed a motion again today calling on the Harper government to stop deportations of US Iraq war resisters. Please call Stephen…

Update: Iraq War Resisters in Canada

The Harper government continues to defy the will of Parliament by continuing to sanction the deportation of war resisters. Worse, new Citizenship and Immigration Minister Jason Kenney has stated “they are not genuine refugees and do not fall under internationally…