Wednesday, 26 September 2012

War Resisters Update

War Resisters Update, Film Night and Fundraising Dinner

Despite enormous efforts by Canadians from coast to coast, U.S. Iraq War resister Kimberly Rivera and her family were forced to leave Canada on September 20.

Canadians are shocked and angered that our government did not allow Kim’s humanitarian and compassionate application to be processed before she was forced to leave. She is currently being detained and awaiting punishment at the hands of the U.S. military.

The callousness of the Harper government – who applauded the news of Kim’s forced return to the U.S. – has made many people more determined than ever to fight to ensure that no other Iraq War resisters suffer the same fate.

Please join the War Resisters Support Campaign for dinner, a campaign update and a screening of the film Soldiers of Peace by Denis Mueller.

MONDAY, October 1, 2012
Steelworkers Hall 25 Cecil Street, Toronto
6:00 pm Dinner;
7:00 pm Campaign Update
and Film Screening
Soldiers of Peace is the story of veterans who courageously opposed wars ranging from Vietnam to Iraq. This counter-narrative includes Dewey Canyon III at the Miami 1972 GOP Convention demonstrations led by the Vietnam Veterans Against the War. This riveting film explores the metamorphosis of veterans, from those who actually fought in wars, to becoming passionate critics against unnecessary wars.

$20 suggested donation • refreshments available

Organized by the War Resisters Support

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