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JohnyCanuck Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-13-08 08:21 AM
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Dispatches from Canada's Secret Trials and Rendition-to-Torture Hearings

From: Toronto Action for Social Change "TASC"
Sent: Saturday, October 11, 2008 12:37 PM
Subject: Secrets and Lies: Dispatches from Canada's Secret Trials and Rendition-to-Torture Hearings

The following are links to three recent reports and a number of calls to action on the secret trials and deportation-to-torture process in Canada, which continues despite the conclusion of leading law associations that the current process is unconstitutional (and the 2007 Supreme Court ruling that fundamental justice is not met when you are not allowed to know the case against you).

Secrets and Lies: Bail Hearing for Hassan Almrei
This report comes from the public portion of the secret hearing into whether Hassan Almrei can be transferred to house arrest after seven years of indefinite detention without charge.

Where Are Canada's Judicial Whistleblowers?
Unlike the U.S., where courageous individuals of conscience have continued to resign from the Guantanamo Bay military tribunals, no one has followed suit here in Canada ...

When Democracy Breaks Out at a Liberal Campaign office
A report from a vigil at the office of secret-trials-and-deportation-to-torture supporter Dr. Carolyn Bennett, whose vote to put lives at risk earlier this year was the subject of a quiet vigil that nonetheless got her election team into pitbull mode.

Stop A Deportation to Torture from Canada, Scheduled October 17 Basque refugee Ivan Apaolaza Sancho, held 15 months behind bars in Montreal without trial, faces deportation to torture on October 17--unless, that is, popular pressure can stop it.

WHAT TO DO ABOUT THIS INSANITY Join or contribute ...
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