Tag: Canada

Israeli Apartheid Week – Winnipeg

The first Israeli Apartheid Week in Winnipeg will have nearly a full week of panel discussions and cultural events, from Monday, March 8th to Friday, March 12th. MONDAY, MARCH 8th Women & Apartheid 2:00 PM – Panel Discussion 224 University…

Ceasefire.ca campaigns for a torture inquiry

The news from Ottawa is shocking. Senior intelligence officer Richard Colvin repeatedly warned the government about the routine use of torture in Afghan prisons, yet the Canadian Forces continued to hand over their prisoners to brutal Afghan authorities. Stephen Harper’s…

Screening: You, Me & the SPP

Date: Monday, Oct. 19, 2009 Time: 7:00 p.m. Place: Gas Station Theatre, 445 River Avenue, Winnipeg Admission: Donation Sponsors: Hosted by the Winnipeg Chapter of The Council of Canadians, sponsored by the Manitoba Federation of Labour Help promote this event:…

Canada’s Afghan Torture Inquiry To Go Ahead

THE AFGHAN MISSION: PRISONER TRANSFER Defiant military watchdog widens inquiry Report calls for hearings into alleged handover of detainees to torturers; top officers could be forced to testify by PAUL KORING Globe and Mail, October 1, 2008 The Harper government’s…