Iraq: A Massacred Generation - by Layla Anwar
"...in prisons, aged between 10 and 17. Some were showing the signs of torture on their ever so frail bodies, confirming what I have been saying all along, they were not only tortured but also regularly raped as well, in these prisons.."
'Another more recent myth about Canadian Foreign policy in the Middle East is that this country did not participate in the 2002 invasion of Iraq, which most neutral observers say was a war crime under international law...Despite the Canadian and media spin, it is clear that Canada was a close and willing ally in the invasion and occupation of Iraq. "What the Canadian government has done with regard to Iraq is to involve itself militarily, in largely covert fashion, but to publicly try to take the moral high ground in opposition to the war." Former US ambassador to Ottawa Paul Cellucci provided a good summary of Canada's role in Iraq. "Ironically, the Canadians indirectly provide more support for us in Iraq than most of those 46 countries that are fully supporting us.."
The Black Book of Canadian Foreign Policy - Yves Engler 2009 P. 45