Dear Ceasefire.ca supporters, The news from Ottawa is shocking. Senior intelligence officer Richard Colvin repeatedly warned the government about the routine use of torture in Afghan prisons, yet the Canadian Forces continued to hand over their prisoners to brutal Afghan authorities. Stephen Harper’s Conservative government, rather than taking the charges seriously, has instead used a […]
The CBC has compiled a useful guide to the players named in senior intelligence officer Richard Colvin’s testimony.
The Harper Conservatives have reached a new low. Rather than taking seriously the alarming information about the torture of Afghan detainees taken by Canadians and held in Afghan prisons, the Conservative attack-machine tried to smear senior intelligence officer Richard Colvin as a Taliban dupe, says the New York Times in a story by the Associated […]
With the end date of 2011, Canada’s Chief of the Defence Staff Gen. Walter Natynczyk has ordered the beginning of the planning phase of Canada’s military pull out of Afghanistan. The move comes in light of the Harper government’s intent to stick to its end date on Canada’s military participation in Afghanistan and for the […]