This is the time for Canada to remember our Canadian history, and for the U.S. to remember their US history on this, the 52nd Anniversary of the US War in Vietnam. This will mark the courageous legacy of Vietnam War resisters and the Canadians who helped them resettle in this country during that tumultuous era. For the world, this immigrant rights bronze iconic sculpture is emblematic of war resisters around the world, including many of those fleeing war as refugees from Syria, Iraq, Libya, Africa and elsewhere in our world. And now, Yale University professor and psychiatrist Dr. Bandy Lee states what most of the world suspects: “We have an obligation to speak about Donald Trump’s mental health issues. . . . Our survival as a species may be at stake.” Unfortunately, as we recently witnessed in Donald Trump's UN speech, the US electorate inadvertently elected a megalomaniac - pathological egotist to head their government, so war resistance and immigrant rights are more important than ever. As racist Donald Trump wraps himself in the American Flag, one of the early American Colonies' leading figures, anti-slavery activist and political essayist Samuel Johnson in 1775 reminds us, "Patriotism is the Last Refuge of the Scoundrel." So, please join us. Follow our story, contribute to our progress.

By Isaac Romano
Our Way Home Research Institute For War Resistance and Policy Alternatives - Quebec


For War Resistance and Policy Alternatives - Quebec. The OWHR Institute Research & Social Policy Working Group Int'l Staff - India, Tunisia, Brunei, South Africa, South Sudan, Kenya, Canada, U.S.A

Jonathan Hafetz - CSPAN - Resized
OWHR Institute, advisor, Human Rights Lawyer and professor, Jonathan Hafetz,  author of “The Guantanamo Lawyers: Inside a Prison, Outside the Law,” and  “Obama’s Guantanamo: Stories from an Enduring Prison". View Jonathan Hafetz talking about The Guantanamo Lawyers: Inside a Prison, Outside the Law
President Jimmy Carter
President Jimmy Carter and Mrs. Rosalynn Carter, still active at the Carter Center, both with remarkable intellect, graciousness and acuity into their early 90s and late 80s, respectively, extend their good wishes to the OWHR Institute's Amnesty Working Group in this February 8, 2016 formal letter.
Kyra Shaughnessy is OWHR Institute's Artist-in-Residence.
Listen to all of her great songs on her website.
parallax background

"The Welcoming" Immigrant Rights Peace Sculptures in Canada, USA & for city placement in cities across the globe"

You can contribute to this important bronze Immigrant Rights and War-Resister sculpture for our world. Please leave us your message and we will contact you.

You can contribute...

Acknowledging the traditional peoples and territories here in Quebec and Montreal

The traditional peoples of the Montreal area are les Haudenosaunee(Mohawk). In Quebec, we also acknowledge the Inuit, les Abenakis, les Algonquins, les Atikamekws, les Crees, les Malecites, les Mi’kmaqs, les Innus, les Naskapis, les Wendats and Mohawks and the Metis (les Metisses).