Libya fights for freedom: Will Gadhafi go?

The revolutionary spirit spreading throughout the Arab world has spread to Libya. Unfortunately, unlike the situation in Egypt and Tunisia, where the dictatorships fell with relative swiftness, Moammar Gadhafi has chosen the path of outright violence in order to hold onto power. The bloodshed that has followed is a tragic example of a government attempting […]

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A new type of Egyptian

gypt’s president, Hosni Mubarak, has kept the country under Emergency Law for the entire duration of his 30-year so-called “democratic” rule. This law suspends constitutional rights, allows censorship and gives police the authority to imprison people without a trial. Under emergency rule, it is also illegal to engage in street protests, which make what is […]

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Promoting peace?

The former British Member of Parliament and supposed anti-war activist George Galloway embarked on a cross Canada tour Nov. 16, with a stop planned in Winnipeg Nov. 26. This tour is being organized by Palestinian solidarity campaigns across Canada. While many of these organizations sponsoring Galloway’s tour claim to be promoting peace, I fail to […]

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Letters to the Editor – September 15, 2010

In the last issue of the Manitoban, two letters to the editor appeared which contained false and defamatory statements against me. For space considerations, I will only address the parts of these letters which contain these personal accusations. The first, by Rev. Rudy Fidel, claimed that I “would like to make Israel Free of Jews […]

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