Blog
Derrick O'Keefe | The scandal of torture goes back all the way to 2011, and too often this torture scandal is discussed in isolation from the scandal of the occupation itself.
Columnists
Linda McQuaig | Laurie Hawn, parliamentary secretary to Defence Minister Peter MacKay, complained about all the "nitpicking" and insisted that the Afghan detainee issue is not one that concerns Canadians.
News
James Laxer | The ground on which the Minister of National Defence, Peter MacKay, was standing when he said there was "no evidence" to substantiate Richard Colvin's testimony has been pulled out from under him.
Blog
Derrick O'Keefe | The Peter MacKay resignation watch is now officially on in Ottawa. Or at least it should be.
Columnists
Linda McQuaig | The disregarding of Richard Colvin's warnings is part of a larger problem -- the adoption of a Bush-like War on Terror mentality in the top ranks of our military and government.
Blog
James Laxer | Sometimes Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Defence Minister Peter MacKay are given insufficient credit for their wry sense of humour.
Columnists
Rick Salutin | This week's Afghan detainee hearings in Ottawa have been a lesson in how useful some actual information can be.
RabbleTV
rabbleTV | Two brothers and former prisoners at Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan give their testimony about the harsh abuse they witnessed while being captured.
Blog
James Laxer | I have been watching parliamentary debates for over forty years. No government over that span of time has come remotely close to this one in its disregard for the institution.
Columnists
Amy Goodman | The decision to dismiss Maher Arar's case sends a signal to the Obama administration that there will be no judicial intervention to halt the cruel excesses of the Bush-era "Global War on Terror."
Blog
Murray Dobbin | There is an alarming trend in Canada in the past few months of governments demonstrating contempt for the law and for people's civil liberties.
Podcast
Dan Kellar, Alex Hundert | WPIRG hosted a talk by canadian torture victim Abousfian Abdelrazik at the University of Waterloo. [email protected] was honoured to host a community potluch with Abousfian before the talk.