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New strategy ideas in U.S. peace movement

Peace activists from around the United States gathered in Albany, NY in July to discuss a new comprehensive strategy for peace activism in the U.S. “The plan includes a new focus and some promising proposals for building a coalition that includes the labor movement, civil rights groups, students, and other sectors of the activist world […]

Call for ICC investigation of Canadian military and diplomats

UBC Professor Michael Byers and human rights expert Professor William A. Schabas of the National University of Ireland have called on the International Criminal Court (ICC) to expand its preliminary examination of alleged war crimes by Canadian officials in and related to Afghanistan. In a letter  written to ICC Prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo on 3 December, […]

RETHINK AFGHANISTAN premier in Toronto, Oct 2

M.U.C.K. FILM FESTIVAL & FORUM ‘Movies of Un-Common Knowledge’ ENLIGHTEN! ENRAGE! ENGAGE! CHANGE! October 1 – 4, 2009 The Royal, 608 College Street, Toronto www.muckfilmfestival.com   The inaugural M.U.C.K. Film Festival & Forum (Movies of Un-Common Knowledge) takes place Thursday through Sunday, October 1st – 4th at The Royal, 608 College Street. Aimed at tearing […]

Ottawa Book Launch: AFGHANISTAN and CANADA

B O O K  L A U N C H AFGHANISTAN and CANADA Is There an Alternative to War? Canada’s role, impact, and alternatives in the Afghan conflict Friday, October 2, 2009 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Special remarks by: Peggy Mason, former UN Ambassador for Disarmament and Stephen Cornish, Care Canada With editors Lucia Kowaluk […]