Canada’s Shameful And Unending Disdain For Omar Khadr – OpEd

Three months ago, Omar Khadr, the Canadian citizen seized as a child and held and abused by the US government in Guantánamo for ten years, was returned to Canada, where he now languishes in a maximum-security prison. Technically, the Canadian government is entitled to imprison him for another five years and ten months, according to … Continue reading Canada’s Shameful And Unending Disdain For Omar Khadr – OpEd

Torture, Torture Everywhere – OpEd

For those of us who have been arguing for years that senior officials and lawyers in the Bush administration must be held accountable for the torture program they introduced and used in their “war on terror,” last week was a very interesting week indeed, as developments took place in Strasbourg, in London and in Washington … Continue reading Torture, Torture Everywhere – OpEd

Wake Up To The Injustice Of Britain’s Housing Crisis – OpEd

Modern Britain is gripped by a cold-heartedness created by a sense of entitlement — not the entitlement to meagre benefits that is so shamefully touted by the Tory leaders of the coalition government as an excuse for hateful attacks on the welfare state, but the entitlement of those like David Cameron and George Osborne and … Continue reading Wake Up To The Injustice Of Britain’s Housing Crisis – OpEd

Save Lewisham Hospital: Last Chance To Respond To Consultation, And Vigil On Thursday – OpEd

For Lewisham residents, and residents of any other boroughs in south east London who are concerned about the future of the NHS, Thursday December 13, 2012 — tomorrow, as I write this — is a very important day. By midnight tomorrow, anyone wishing to respond officially to the disgraceful proposals to shut Lewisham Hospital’s A&E … Continue reading Save Lewisham Hospital: Last Chance To Respond To Consultation, And Vigil On Thursday – OpEd

On Guantánamo, The New York Times Abdicates Responsibility – OpEd

I wrote the following article for the “Close Guantánamo” website, which I established in January with US attorney Tom Wilner. Please join us — just an email address is required to be counted amongst those opposed to the ongoing existence of Guantánamo, and to receive updates of our activities by email.  This week, in its “Room for … Continue reading On Guantánamo, The New York Times Abdicates Responsibility – OpEd