Press release relevant to all soldiers and citizens of all nations involved in the Afghan war. Four documents: -To Canadian troops in Afghanistan, -Canada Violating International Law In Afghanistan, War Vet Tells Troops, PM -Letter to PM Stephen Harper, Feb. 28, 2006 -Research Brief: “Legal Aspects of Canada’s Actions in Afghanistan Deeply Troubling.”
Forget the president and his self-serving blather about not “cutting and running.” If you want to help our soldiers, why not do what THEY want, and work to bring them home? That’s the message for the grunts in Iraq.
As pro-choice advocates quickly pointed out, those who want to ban abortion have been emboldened by President George W. Bush’s reactionary court appointments. But the fact that there was no real opposition, either from the Democrats in the U.S. Sen ate or by activists in the streets, gave the right-wing a green light.
Last week, new photographs of detainees abused by US soldiers in the infamous Abu Ghraib gulag in Iraq surfaced. They were discovered by the American Civil Liberties Union. The story was covered on TV… in Australia!