torture

B.C. intervened to halt Bush torture case

Who stopped the suit against Bush?

Arrest George W. Bush next week, says Amnesty International

Amnesty International wants to arrest former U.S. president George W. Bush next week when he visits Surrey, B.C. for an economic conference. The high-profile human rights group wants Bush...

Protesters call for Dick Cheney arrest

Protesters attempted to block the front doors of the Vancouver Club earlier this evening, in an effort to prevent people from attending a book club-sponsored presentation by former U.S. government...

Former U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney's Vancouver Club crowd heckled by protesters: photos

Protesters surrounded guests arriving at the Vancouver Club to attend a book reading by Dick Cheney, who is in town to promote his controversial memoir, "In My Time".  

NDP MP joins call to bar Cheney from Canada

Immigration critic Don Davies says former US vice-president authorized torture, and that violates Canadian law.

Human Rights Watch demands that Cheney be charged with torture

Human Rights Watch says overwhelming evidence of torture by the Bush administration includes at least two cases involving Canadian citizens.

Movies in Vancouver this weekend: new releases

Win Win, Source Code, Insidious, Hop, Essential Killing and a couple of Italian movies are the new movies in Vancouver this week. Find out what's worth seeing in the following reviews.

Honduran activist Maria Luisa Regalado tells group at El Barrio of President Lobo's brutality

CoDevelopment Canada invited Honduran activist Maria Luisa Regalad to Vancouver to spread awareness about her government's repression and to strengthen international solidarity for human rights.

Mallick, Decrying Harper's Proroguing of Parliament, Says Prime Minister Wants to Make Canada a "Pale Watery Version of the US"

Heather Mallick writes in the UK Guardian, "If there was a gold medal for shafting democracy at the Winter Olympics, Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper would win it. Just before the games open...

We Cannot Recognize Our Country

It was with both sorrow and a sense of profound relief that I read the editorial in today's NY Times, an editorial that bears reprinting in full, due to its dead serious portrayal of how bad things...