Archbishop Desmond Tutu: Don’t deport war resister Kimberly Rivera

September 17th, 2012

Writing in today’s Globe & Mail, Archbishop Desmond Tutu has called on Canada to welcome U.S. Iraq War resister Kimberly Rivera.

Despite all of the ghastliness in the world, human beings are made for goodness. The ones who are held in high regard are not militarily powerful nor even economically prosperous. They have a commitment to try to make the world a better place. I truly believe that Kimberly Rivera is such a person, and that Canada can only benefit from allowing her to stay.

Read the full opinion piece here.

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