Sad news about the death of our friend Melca Salvador

We were saddened today to hear that our dear friend, Melca Salvador, has died after a long and heroic battle with cancer here in Montreal.

Melca, a former domestic helper from the Philippines, leaves her young son, Richard, in the able hands of Evelyn Calugay and Melca’s friends at the Philippine women’s group PINAY. They […]

MIDEAST: Israel Braces for Wave of Lawsuits

By Mel Frykberg RAMALLAH, Feb 17 (IPS) – Israel is bracing for a wave of lawsuits accusing the Jewish state of substantial human rights violations during its 22-day military assault on Gaza which left more than 1,300 Palestinians dead and nearly 5,000 wounded, more than half of them civilian.

The International Committee of the Red […]