Nine hundred indigenous and settler dissenters, caged together as world powers met to regulate the global economy, got a new perspective on their shared struggles.

U.S.-Canada: CPT Boutique accepting valuables from donors; all profits support work of CPT

CPT is now accepting donated items for sale in an online boutique store.  Donors can simplify their lives while supporting CPT's peace and human rights work in Colombia, Iraq, Palestine and North America.

CANADA: Continued Pressure on Canada-Colombia Free Trade Agreement essential

Colombian President Alvaro Uribe will speak to the House of Commons Standing Committee on International Trade in Ottawa on 10 June in an effort to shore up support for Bill C-23, implementation legislation for the Canada-Colombia Free Trade Agreement.

TORONTO/OTTAWA: Canadian citizens tortured in Syria tell stories during 'Caravan to Stop Canadian Involvement in Torture'


by Murray Lumley 

When I asked Abdullah Almalki how the torture he experienced in Syria had affected him, I did not realize the emotional punch it would deliver. He told me about it during an Amnesty International lunch at the United Church in Napanee, Ontario. The event was part of the 'Caravan to Stop Canadian Involvement in Torture,' that took place 1-8 May 2008.