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7th Anniversary Of Invasion Of Iraq

Dr. Gideon Polya: It is the 7th anniversary of the illegal and war criminal invasion of Iraq by US, UK and Australian forces on 20 March 2003. What has been the human cost?

Vietnam Veteran Ron Kovic salutes U.S. Iraq War resisters in Canada on 7th Anniversary of invasion

Youtube video: Vietnam Veteran Ron Kovic salutes U.S. Iraq War resisters in Canada on 7th Anniversary of invasion

Distant Wars, Constant Ghosts

Shannon P. Meehan: SINCE the two recent NATO-led military strikes that accidentally killed dozens of Afghan civilians, I have been thinking a great deal about the psychic toll that killing takes on soldiers. In 2007, I was an Army lieutenant leading a group on a house-clearing mission in Baquba, Iraq, when I called in an [...]

Thurs, Feb 25: War Resisters

The Fredericton Peace Coalition and the War Resisters Support Campaign are co-sponsoring a public forum in support of Bill C-440, the private member’s bill calling on the government to allow US war resisters to stay in Canada. Similar events are being organized across Canada to build public support for the bill. Please join us for [...]

War Resister Film

Thursday, Feb. 25th at 7pm Conserver House, 180 St. John St., Fredericton. Film screening featuring U.S. Iraq war resisters in Canada. Despite two majority votes of the Canadian parliament and clear support from the majority of the Canadian populace, the Harper Conservative government continues to deny safe haven to US war resisters who are refusing [...]

Canadian supporters’ message to U.S. Iraq war resister Cliff Cornell on release from military prison

VIDEO LINK: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nk8fSHDHKZA A former U.S. soldier, Cliff was deported by the Harper government, court martialled and sentenced to 1 year in a military prison for saying no to the war in Iraq, speaking out in the press, and coming to Canada. Today, January 16, Cliff is being released one month early because of the [...]

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

On September 17, 2009 MP Gerard Kennedy (L – Parkdale-High Park) introduced Bill C-440, An Act to amend the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (war resisters). The bill was seconded by MP Bill Siksay (NDP – Burnaby-Douglas). If passed, this bill will allow US Iraq War resisters to apply for permanent resident status in Canada.

Huge rise in birth defects in Falluja

Iraqi former battle zone sees abnormal clusters of infant tumours and deformities

Iraq War Resister supporters confront Prime Minister Stephen Harper in Toronto

Iraq War Resister supporters confront Prime Minister Stephen Harper in Toronto — October 16, 2009

Reason #5 to Let War Resisters Stay – Iraq War is an Environmental Disaster

Featuring Rex Wyler, ecologist, author and Vietnam War resister.