Public support for the war in Afghanistan in many NATO countries is eroding. Yet in the U.S., there is scant debate about sending more troops, and about the spillover of the war into Pakistan.
Mar 15, 2009
2 Sussex Ave @ at St. George, south of Bloor, University of TorontoToronto , ON
Canada43° 39' 55.4616" N, 79° 23' 56.8536" W
On the 6th anniversary of the US-led war in Iraq, see three documentaries about resistance to wars from Vietnam to Iraq, and soldiers seeking refuge in Canada.
Wikileaks has released a confidential NATO document that civilian deaths from the war in Afghanistan have increased by 46 per cent over the past year. And that's not all.
The Joint Chiefs of Staff recommend a shift in strategy from democracy-building in Afghanistan to attacking alleged Taliban and al-Qaida strongholds along the Afghanistan-Pakistan border.
Jan 22, 2009
in front of Place Guy-Favreau
Boulevard René-Lévesque corner of St-UrbainMontréal , QC
Canada45° 29' 52.728" N, 73° 34' 16.248" W
Women of all origins, faiths, political allegiances, colours, ages, sexual orientations and classes are invited to demonstrate in solidarity with Palestinian women.
Jan 20, 2009 to Jan 25, 2009
Toronto (and across Canada)
War Resister Action : Let Them Stay week : Jan 19 – 24, 2009. Stop the Deportation of Iraq War Resisters : ACTIONS START ON JAN 19 UNTIL THE DEPORTATIONS STOP
Canadian troops are killing and dying to prop up one of the most corrupt governments in the world.
Of all the compromises that might happen to keep a coalition alive, by far the most troubling is the one that is brewing on the war in Afghanistan.
There are about 900 American military bases around the world. Peace activists in many countries are working to close them down.