Mudcat Café message #2022830 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #98444   Message #2022830
Posted By: Dickey
11-Apr-07 - 10:55 PM
Thread Name: BS: Give em shit, Canada
Subject: RE: BS: Give em shit, Canada
Dianavan:
"Dickey - How many times do you have to be told that the incident of the three others (aside from Arar) is now before the courts and that they are not Canadian citizens. You are comparing apples to oranges."

Maher Aarar website:
"Unfortunately this has already happened to three other Canadian citizens: Abdullah Almalki, Ahmad El-Maati and Muayyed Nureddin. The similarities between their cases and mine are striking. We were all detained at the same branch of the Syrian military intelligence, tortured by the same people and asked questions that would be of interest to Canadian police and security agencies. It is my hope that the government acts on its promise and holds an independent review of their cases, as recommended by Justice O'Connor in his report."

Evidence Grows That Canada Aided in Having Terrorism Suspects Interrogated in Syria
By CLIFFORD KRAUSS New York Times

"OTTAWA, Sept. 14 - A judicial inquiry here is turning up evidence that Canadian police and intelligence agencies solicited and used information that was obtained from at least four Canadian citizens Leading rights campaigners say they are dismayed by evidence of what they characterize as a Canadian policy of condoning the torture of citizens while pressing for human rights in other countries...
The evidence raises all sorts of troubling questions," said Alex Neve, secretary general of Amnesty International Canada. "The concern is, do we have a Canadian version of the notorious American practice of extraordinary rendition?"..."