American War Resisters Need your Help!

Canada is currently harbouring two US armed forces resisters. The two men, Jeremy Hinzman and Brandon Hughey came to Canada to avoid having to go to Iraq. They both have applied for refugee status in Canada. ( I am using the term resister rather than deserter. The American govt can call it what they like, in Canada, I call them war resisters.

No American war resister has ever been awarded refugee status yet during the Vietnam war, thousands of Americans came north.

These two men should enjoy the full protection of the Canadian government. That means they should be allowed to remain in Canada as long as there is threat of the two men being sent to the war and or until it is safe for them to return to the United States.

Jeremy Hinzman and Brandon Hughey need our support.

Sign the online petition "War Resisters Support Campaign"

Read about their situation: Jeremy Hinzman and Brandon Hughey

Write letters of support to:

Prime Minister Paul Martin, and Immigration Minister Judy Sgro about Jeremy and Brandon's case's.

The Right Honourable Paul Martin
Prime Minister of Canada
Office of the Prime Minister
80 Wellington Street
Ottawa, Ontario
K1A 0A2

tel #: 613-992-4211
fax #: 613-941-6900

Email: pm@pm.gc.ca

Hon. Judy Sgro
Minister of Citizenship and Immigration
Room 239, Confederation Bldg
House of Commons
Ottawa, ON
K1A 0A6

tel #: 613-992-7774
fax #: 613-947-8319

Email: sgroj@parl.gc.ca

Jeremy and Brandon both have good websites, go there for more ways to help!

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