Judy Rebick, Alex Neve of Amnesty International - Canada, Brigette DePape and others explain why they are supporting war resisters like Kimberly Rivera.
Take action by signing the petition: http://www.change.org/letkimstay Get involved in the campaign at http://www.resisters.ca/
The Harper government is trying to deport U.S. Iraq War resister Kimberly Rivera and her family September 20. But there is a campaign to support the Riveras and stop the deportations.
The "war on terror," under Bush or Obama, has been a disaster all along. The complicity in torture is now haunting many Western democracies. Most importantly, it is a test about our humanity.
This week, NATO, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, is holding the largest meeting in its 63-year history in Chicago. Protests and rallies will confront the two-day summit.
March 20 marks the nine-year anniversary of the start of the Iraq war. The pro-war arguments that were exposed as lies years ago are now making a comeback, this time to justify an attack on Iran.
Any day now Israel is going to bomb Iran and force the U.S. into another Iquagmire.
New York oncologist Dr. Rafil Dhafir was sentenced to 22 years for consciously violating the sanctions against the people of Iraq and remains behind bars in one of the most brutal of U.S. prisons.
The hundreds of men who have left Guantanamo this past decade have been released because of pressure on governments from grassroots campaigning. One hundred seventy-one men remain imprisoned there.
I am in New York at Christmas time. I would like to be thinking about things like Miracle on 34th Street and An Affair to Remember. But instead I am thinking about Iraq.