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[27 Jul 2006 | 3 Comments | ]
Weekly “CARVAN” Canada — Thursday 27 July 2006, Pg 15

Full page of photos by HiMY SYeD published in Weekly Carvan Canada, Page 15 – Thursday July 27, 2006.
Saturday, 22 July 2006: 15,000 People gathered and rallied in the rain in Toronto on the Global Day of Action.

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[15 Jul 2006 | Comments Off | ]
Canada Calling | U.S. War Resister Cases Work Their Way Through Canadian Courts

By Faisal Kutty, Washington Report, July 2006, pages 50-51
“OUR CHILDREN did not enlist to commit war crimes and crimes against humanity,” said Cindy Sheehan, the prominent American anti-war activist who toured Toronto, Vancouver and Ottawa during the first week of May. Sheehan, who lost her own son, Specialist Casey Sheehan, in Iraq in April 2004, rose to prominence last year when she camped out at President George W. Bush’s Texas ranch, demanding answers for the war.
Sheehan called on the Canadian government to welcome American war resisters as refugees. “I believe …

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[15 Jul 2006 | Comments Off | ]
Waging Peace | A Mother’s Mission

By Shelina Merani, Washington Report, July 2006, pages 69-70
AS MOTHER’S DAY approached, Cindy Sheehan visited Canada on a speaking tour organized by the Canadian Peace Alliance. After her son Casey’s death in Baghdad in 2004, Sheehan’s high-profile campaign has enabled her to move on from this intensely personal tragedy. In Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal and Vancouver she spoke to packed audiences and received intense media coverage.
Her presence in Canada showed that she has an uncanny ability to sense the pulse of a nation that opted out of the war in …

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