This simple but powerful artistic collage by the Palestinian photographer Belal Khalel, couldn't sum up better how I feel about what is going on in Gaza.
The ceasefire broken, whole neighbourhoods reduced to rubble, hundreds of thousands with no place to call home. More than 2,000 dead. More than ten thousand wounded.
The . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: GAZONTO: What if Gaza Was Toronto?
Palestinian Foreign Minister Riad al-Malki has informed the International Criminal Court that there was “clear evidence” of war crimes committed by Israel during the Gaza conflict.
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Well I hope he's satisfied. I hope his wild cheerleading for the savage assault on Gaza earns him a tin medal from the Netanyahu regime.Or a wet kiss from his good buddy Benny.For Godzilla knows he deserves it. No other leader of any other government in the civilized world cheered as loud as he . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Stephen Harper and the Human Catastrophe in Gaza
A group of lawyers has asked Canada to arrest former US Vice President Dick Cheney for torture and war crimes when he visits Toronto later this week.
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There has been great progress, great steps forward worldwide, in human and civil rights. In the United States, people like Rosa Parks, Martin Luther King, John Lewis, and others fought a hard battle against racial segregation – and for equal rights, such as voting – in the 1950s and 1960s, making great strides for . . . → Read More: LeDaro: Palestinians Need Their Rosa Parks
The willingness of new governments to respect rights will determine whether those uprisings give birth to genuine democracy or simply spawn authoritarianism in new forms.
Dr. Cornel West, America’s most provocative public intellectual, progressive and champion for racial justice, explains why he’s upset that President Barack Obama was sworn in on Martin Luther King’s bible. He questions the first black president’s commitment to the values the slain anti-war civil rights leader stood for, including: peace, truth and justice. “You don’t . . . → Read More: The Canadian Progressive: Cornel West Is Upset Obama Was Sworn In On Martin Luther King’s Bible
It is public knowledge now that the Bush administration used brutal torture procedures on 9/11 suspects and other detainees – such as water-boarding and sleep deprivation. This method of torture is illegal under the U.S. laws. Since these illegal activities by the Bush administration many experts have come forward and stated that torture does not . . . → Read More: LeDaro: Does torture work?
If you are a member of Le Bon Mot Book Club, I think less of you!
Instead of scratching our heads wondering what kind of avaricious, bottom feeding, social pariah pays $500 to listen to Dick Cheney — an alleged war criminal — speak… *cough*
I encourage Canadians to write an email to Le Bon . . . → Read More: somecanuckchick dot com: I think less of you!