Liberals vote against motion for arms export control sub-committee.
Much more action is needed than the glacial steps being taken by the Harper government if Canada is to effectively respond to the Syrian refugee crisis.
A new report by Amnesty International documents the inability of Afghan civilians to obtain justice for family members killed in attacks by NATO forces. “None of the cases that we looked into – involving more than 140 civilian deaths – were prosecuted by the US military. Evidence of possible war crimes and unlawful killings has […]
Negotiations on a multilateral Arms Trade Treaty are scheduled to take place from July 2nd to the 27th in New York.
As Ceasefire reported a few months ago, the Harper government’s firearms ideology may be standing in the way of progress on an international Arms Trade Treaty (ATT). The ATT is a proposed multilateral treaty aimed at controlling the international trade in conventional firearms. The treaty is currently being planned in a series of preparatory committees, […]
Two human rights groups are calling for a public inquiry into Canada’s handling of Afghan detainees following a UN report on the torture of prisoners in Afghan government custody (Robert Hiltz, “Rights groups call for Afghan-detainee inquiry after UN report,” Postmedia News, 11 October 2011): Amnesty International and the BC Civil Liberties Association released a […]