Archive | November, 2009

Canadians want a Torture Inquiry

Dear 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 […]

Harper Conservatives smear Canadian senior intel officer as "Taliban dupe"

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 […]