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Archive for 'Iraq'

Authority and Expectations: a doc about Iraq war vet Wray Harris

A powerful clip: The film info is here: Film by Ken Lori

Washington Post: US soldier forced to leave and arrested at border after losing her fight to remain in Canada

A U.S. soldier who fled to Canada to avoid the war in Iraq has been arrested and detained at the U.S. border after losing her deportation case. Kimberly Rivera, who lived in Canada for five years with her husband and four children, was issued a deportation order last month and given until [...]

Let Kimberly Rivera Stay!

U.S. War Resister Kimberly Rivera and her four children and husband have been asked to leave Canada by September 20th. There are 2 days of action planned for people across the country to show their support for Kim and her family. On viagra sans ordonnance Friday, September 14 from 4:30 – 6:00 p.m., [...]

The Real News: NATO Summit Kicked Off with Massive Demonstrations

Thousands gathered to protest the NATO summit in Chicago. Afghan/Iraq War Vets also protested. “I don’t want any part of it anymore. I choose human life over war, militarism and imperialism,” said one man.

Research links rise in Falluja birth defects and cancers to US assault

A study examining the causes of a dramatic spike in birth defects in the Iraqi city of Falluja has for the first time concluded that genetic damage could have been caused by weaponry used in US assaults that took place six years ago.

Veterans for Peace White House Civil Disobedience to End War

More than 100 are arrested in the U.S. in a protest against the war in Afghanistan, Pakistan and Iraq.

No Cause for Parades

We have just begun the tenth year of occupation in Afghanistan. Despite the declared “end” to combat operations, American soldiers are still dying in Iraq as encounters with insurgents increase. Meanwhile, covert and drone operations are escalating in Pakistan and Yemen.

War resister wins another shot at permanent residence

” The Federal Court of Appeal ruled unanimously Tuesday that a Canadian immigration official failed to consider the hardships of high-profile American deserter Jeremy Hinzman when she denied him permanent residence in Canada. The court said the official’s June 2009 rejection of Hinzman’s permanent residence application was “significantly flawed” because the officer did not take [...]

Support Bill C-440 – Let War Resisters stay in Canada

We have exciting news! On May 25, Parliament will begin the second reading of Bill C-440, in support of U.S. war resisters in Canada. If passed, C-440 will give the weight of law to the two motions already passed by the House of Commons in support of U.S. Iraq War resisters. The bill will not [...]

Collateral Murder

WikiLeaks has released a classified US military video depicting the indiscriminate slaying of over a dozen people in the Iraqi suburb of New Baghdad — including two Reuters news staff. Reuters has been trying to obtain the video through the Freedom of Information Act, without success since the time of the attack. The video, shot [...]