Tag: Omar Khadr

Majority of Canadians support US war resisters

Canadians prefer tangible foreign aid to value spreading: Poll by Norma Greenaway,  Canwest News Service Published: Tuesday, November 11, 2008 OTTAWA – Canadians say providing bridges, roads and other forms of concrete foreign assistance is more important than spreading such Canadian…

Help bring Omar Khadr home

Peace Alliance Winnipeg is a signatory to a letter prepared by Lawyers Against the War demanding the immediate repatriation of Omar Khadr. The message below summarizes the position of over 200  individuals and groups representing thousands of Canadians and some…

Repatriate Omar Khadr

Omar Khadr has been detained without trial in Guantanamo Bay since he captured by the U.S. military in Afghanistan in 2002. At the time of his capture he was 15 years old. Omar Khadr is the youngest detainee and the…

Canada, Guantanamo and Yankee Poodles

Stephen Harper, Bush’s Last Yes Man? by Robert Fantina Counterpunch, July 12/13, 2008 During the administration of Tony Blair as Prime Minister of Britain, he was sometimes referred to as the ‘Yankee Poodle,’ due to the constant and humiliating spectacle…