The new measures include restrictions on travel, an asset freeze, and a ban on dealings with regime members and supporters.
Consider the tasks that the revolutionaries now face.
This trial is not about the fate of a few wicked men. It’s the fact that the trial is taking place that matters, not the severity of the punishment.
A Vancouver activist says many Syrian Canadians are afraid to attend local rallies to support the protesters in Syria.
The Special Tribunal for Lebanon, a United Nations-backed body investigating the killing of Lebanese Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri in 2005, has accused four people of his murder.
They swore blind that there would never be foreign “boots on the ground” in Libya, but as NATO’s campaign against Moammar Gadhafi’s regime enters its third month it is getting a lot closer to the ground.
Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced the plan today (May 24).
North Vancouver journalist Dorothy Parvaz is free from Syrian custody and on her way back to British Columbia, Al Jazeera English reports.
One side in this civil war is run by a brutal and cynical dictator, while the people on the other side are brave idealists seeking democracy, but that doesn’t mean that foreigners should decide the outcome.
Why is it only Western countries that believe they have a duty to intervene militarily, even in places where they have no interests at stake, merely to save lives?
Vancouver antiwar activist Derrick O’Keefe has slammed the western-led military action in Libya as a case of “selective intervention”.
If protests in Syria develop into a full-scale revolt, the regime’s response may dwarf that of Colonel Gadhafi in Libya.