Category: torture

December 19, 2009

Submit Your Complaints to the ICC

Now that Slippery Steve Harper has run out the clock in Parliament, we need to consider another and different point of action with the Afghanistan detainee torture issue. So long as the Conservatives are running our country, our ability as a nation to govern ourselves and take the right and moral high road will be forfeit. However, submitting complaints and organizing a petition to the […]

December 14, 2009

“The War In Afghanistan Is A Racket”

Dennis Kucinich, Senate representative from Ohio, slams efforts in Afghanistan, identifying that “that the war in Afghanistan is a racket”. Despite Slippery Steve having run out the clock on Parliament for 2009, Canadians have a right to know if we are involved with similar activities.  Are we simply supporting a war on the other side of the planet in order to keep war lords in […]

December 9, 2009

Kennedy Slams RCMP (And Another Public Servant Gets Skewered)

Paul Kennedy, chairman of the Commission for Public Complaints Against the RCMP, issued a report yesterday concerning his opinion of what happened on the night that Robert Dziekanski died in Vancouver. Full story here. Among his observations were the following: “Use of the (stun gun) against Mr. Dziekanski was premature and inappropriate,” Kennedy said, dismissing police claims that Dziekanski posed a serious threat. He sharply […]