Prominent Yemeni human rights advocate to caution against armed drones at Ottawa event today

Media Advisory
November 25, 2013

The escalating use of armed drones by the U.S. is a cautionary tale and Canada should take a different path, prominent journalist and human rights advocate Farea Al-Muslimi from Yemen will tell an Ottawa audience at a public forum on Monday night. Al-Muslimi will also speak at a press conference Monday afternoon. Continue reading

Éminent défenseur yéménite des droits humains sonne l’alarme contre les drones armés lors d’un événement à Ottawa aujourd’hui

Avis aux médias
25 novembre 2013

L’utilisation croissante de drones armés par les États-Unis est un récit édifiant et le Canada doit s’engager sur autre voie. C’est le message que livrera Farea Al-Muslimi, un éminent journaliste et défenseur des droits humains du Yémen au cours d’un forum public lundi soir à Ottawa. Al-Muslimi participera également à une conférence de presse lundi après-midi.  Continue reading

Don’t attack Syria

The Canadian Peace Alliance (CPA) is calling on all its members and supporters to oppose an impending US-led attack on Syria.

Once again, a report about the use of Weapons of Mass Destruction is being used to justify an intervention. We are always opposed to the use of any weapons on civilians, but as was the case with the last reports of an alleged attack, there is no conclusive proof that the attack came from the Syrian government.
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Stephen Harper wants to militarize Canada. Under the Conservatives, military spending has reached its highest levels since World War II. There are now plans to expand Canadian military bases around the world. And the military is fast becoming a central thread in the fabric of society. We need to stop this new Canadian militarism.

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Ottawa Vigil for Afghan Massacre in Panjwai on Wednesday

Media Advisory
Tuesday, March 13, 2012

WHAT: On Wednesday March 14, a vigil will be held for the Afghan civilians recently killed in Panjwai. There will be a series of statements delivered by speakers from the Ottawa Afghan community and various organizations, followed by a moment of silence to pay respects to the victims and their families. Continue reading