The Rideau Institute and the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives have released a report calling for a transparent and impartial judicial commission of inquiry into the actions of Canadian officials relating to Afghan detainees.
Peggy Mason, President of the Rideau Institute, was interviewed on the extension and expansion of the Canadian military mission in Iraq and Syria on CTV News on Thursday, March 26th.
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 […]
Respected Canadian disarmament negotiator Earl Turcotte has been removed from his post following American complaints that his stance on the international Convention on Cluster Munitions was too aggressive. Turcotte has since informed his colleagues that he will be resigning from the Department of Foreign Affairs in order to independently advocate for the Convention, which he helped […]