PhotoTO: Call to Resist
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PhotoTO: Call to Resist

On September 23, war resister Jeremy Hinzman—who has spent four and a half years living and working in Canada as a conscientious objector—is due to be deported back to the United States where he faces a dishonorable discharge, court martial, and sentence in a military prison, the equivalent of a felony record. A protest was held by the War Resister Support Campaign (WRSC) in Toronto and other cities across the country Saturday to rally support and raise awareness that the government continues to deport war resisters despite, as we previously reported, public and Parliamentary support for them to stay.
WRSC are asking people to call the offices of Stephen Harper and Minister for Immigration Diane Finley tomorrow to register support for Jeremy Hinzman and to ask the government to accept the motion passed by Parliament. More details can be found on their website.