In a deeply disappointing response, the Canadian government has shirked its duties under international law and rejected the call for a Public Inquiry into the treatment of Afghan detainees.
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Follow up to Open Letter on Afghan Detainee Transfers to Torture
Update on media coverage following release of Open Letter to PM urging public inquiry into Afghan detainee transfers to torture
Some of our favourite Ceasefire.ca posts of 2015
Peggy Mason reviews some of favourite Ceasefire.ca posts from 2015.
“Unfinished business of the most serious kind. ” – Peggy Mason
Rideau Institute President Peggy Mason renews the call for an independent public inquiry into allegations of Canadian complicity in the transfer-to-torture of Afghan detainees.
Who would be Canada’s Prime Minister for peace?
I am calling on Ceasefire.ca supporters to work together to make the next election about peace and hope.
Contract signed for Arctic patrol ships
On March 7th, the government signed a $288-million contract with Irving Shipbuilding of Halifax for design work on the long-promised Arctic offshore patrol ships. But construction of the ships is not expected to begin until 2015.