Redeye

Fragile rights: A talk by Maher Arar

| February 26, 2009

Podcast




Artist: Maher Arar
Title: Fragile Rights
Year: 2009
Genre: Speech
Length: 0:39:59
Format: 44.1kHz, 128Kbps

Show Notes:

In 2002, Maher Arar was arrested while in transit at JFK airport in New York, sent to a Syrian jail with the complicity of Canadian officials and tortured. In 2006, Justice O'Connor ruled that Arar had not committed any offence and was not a danger to Canadian security. On February 12, Arar spoke to a fundraising gala for the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.

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