Friday, May 30, 2008

Support War Resisters

Canada has a tradition of welcoming American Draft Dodgers and War Resisters now that is being challenged by the Harper Government and its courts.

Canada to deport first US deserter of Iraq war

War Resisters: Canada Turns Back on Trudeau Legacy


But there is good news, the NDP have brought a motion in the house to allow Iraqi War Resisters to stay in Canada.

BREAKING NEWS - YOUR HELP STILL NEEDED

To members of Save U.S. Soldier Corey Glass - Keep Him in Canada!

Breaking News: Parliament Debates Motion to Allow Iraq War Resisters
to Stay

On May 29th, following a motion put forward by NDP MP Olivia Chow,
Parliament began debating a motion in support of Iraq war resisters.

The debate lasted for 3 hours with all three opposition parties
speaking strongly in favour of the motion.

The Tories tried to derail the motion by procedural means but their
attempt was defeated by a vote of 121-97.

WE STILL NEED YOU!!!

With the debate now completed, a vote on the motion will take place
on Monday, June 2nd.

Call and email Minister of Citizenship and Immigration Diane Finley
today!
phone 613.996.4974
fax 613.996.9749
email finley.d@parl.gc.ca and finled1@parl.gc.ca

Tell her you want her to
• rescind the deportation order against US war resister Corey Glass
• support US war resisters, not Bush's war in Iraq
• support the motion to allow Iraq war resisters to remain in Canada

Call and email Prime Minister Stephen Harper!
phone 613.992.4211
fax 613.941.6900
email pm@pm.gc.ca

Tell him you want the Government of Canada to
• rescind the deportation order against US war resister Corey Glass
• support US war resisters, not Bush's war in Iraq
• support the motion to allow Iraq war resisters to remain in Canada

Call Liberal Leader Stéphane Dion at 613.996.6740 or 613.996.5789

Tell him you want the Liberal Party...
• to support the Parliamentary motion to allow Iraq War resisters to
remain in Canada,
• to oppose the deportation of people of conscience who have resisted
an illegal war, and
• to support the will of the Canadian people, not Stephen Harper’s
decision to deport war resisters, and not the U.S.’s war agenda.




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1 comment:

Matthias said...

Thank you very much for this important information!
Fight war - Guerre à la Guerre,
Matthias de Marburg à Québec