Deserter wins appeal in Canadian Courts

Given that the U.S. went to war on “false pretenses,” and given reports of continuing abuses of detainees, and the tens or hundreds of thousands of Iraqi dead, the case of a soldier who deserted to Canada rather than deploy to Iraq gains further poignancy:

Jeremy Hinzman, who maintains that fighting in Iraq would have amounted to an atrocity because he considers the war an illegal one, is “very much encouraged” the Federal Court is willing to hear a judicial review of his case, said his lawyer, Jeffry House.

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David Benfell holds a Ph.D. in Human Science from Saybrook University. He earned a M.A. in Speech Communication from CSU East Bay in 2009 and has studied at California Institute of Integral Studies. He is an anarchist, a vegetarian ecofeminist, a naturist, and a Taoist.

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