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Posted by on Aug 16, 2016 in General News

War Resisters- letter to John McCallum & plea by Rodney Watson

VOW has sent a letter to the Hon. John McCallum, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, to appeal to him to let U.S. war resisters stay in Canada.

Read the letter here Support War Resisters in Canada Letter_VOW final 2016

Watch this new video by the War Resisters Support Campaign:

VOW is calling on the federal government to stop the deportation of U.S. war resisters, rescind Operational Bulletin 202, allow them and their families to have permanent residency status in Canada, and halt the planned legal challenges against these war resisters that are scheduled this fall. VOW is especially concerned about the welfare of Rodney Watson who has been in sanctuary for seven years in the First United Church in Vancouver to avoid deportation and military imprisonment. Watch Rodney’s plea to Prime Minister Trudeau here: