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Access-to-medicine bill is mired in Parliamentary red tape

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A parliament battle currently raging gives the impression that the Conservative government isn't keen on delivering affordable drugs to children dying from HIV in the rest of the world.

Of course, many members of the public disagree, especially the 30,261 signatories of a petition calling for the government to support Bill C-393.

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Harper and Netanyahu: Foreign Policy as BFFs
| April 21, 2014

Remembering the evils of the Rwandan and Armenian genocides

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The 20th anniversary of the genocide in Rwanda and the 99th anniversary of the Armenian genocide, this month, reminds us how quickly ordinary people can become mass murderers.

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| April 7, 2014

Book Launch: Rwanda and the New Scramble for Africa

Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 7:30pm

Location

Beit Zatoun
612 Markham St. (Bathurst subway)
Toronto, ON
Canada
43° 39' 11.6136" N, 79° 22' 59.4624" W

From Tragedy to Useful Imperial Fiction

An accepted narrative holds that horrible Rwandan Hutu génocidaires planned and executed a satanic scheme to eliminate nearly a million Tutsis after a mysterious plane crash killed the former president of Rwanda on April 6, 1994. Yet former UN Secretary General Boutros Boutros-Ghali says, “the Rwandan genocide was 100 percent American responsibility.” Where lies the truth?

Based on vast research, extensive interviews, and close analysis, this fascinating account shows not only that the accepted narrative is false but also that it has been edified to cover-up the causes of the tragedy, protect the criminals responsible for it, and also justify the invasion of the Congo and the massacres that have followed.

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