Since returning to Canada, Diab has recommitted himself to fighting for justice and towards the dismantling of Canada’s unfair and dangerous extradition commitments. Socialist.ca interviewed him.
A celebration of the release and return home of Canadian professor Hassan Diab after three years of imprisonment in France, and a condemnation of Canada's role in his mistreatment.
Hassan Diab, a Canadian citizen, has been held without trial or charge in a French maximum-security prison for a bombing that took place in 1980. This week, he was set free.
If the Liberal government is serious about combating Islamophobia, they should award long-denied justice to those in Canada's Muslim communities whose freedoms were sacrificed for the "war on terror."
Two years ago, Dr. Hassan Diab was extradited to France and immediately imprisoned on spurious and very rocky charges. With Trudeau considering an extradition treaty with China, should we be worried?
Sep 30, 2016
612 Markham St. (Bathurst subway)Toronto , ON
Canada43° 39' 11.6136" N, 79° 22' 59.4624" W
A preview of the short documentary directed by award-winning filmmaker Amar Wala.
This week, a French judge ordered the release of Hassan Diab from jail while an investigation into his case continues. Canada should follow suit and give Diab due process.
May 20, 2016
First Unitarian Congregation of Ottawa
30 Cleary AvenueOttawa , ON
Canada45° 22' 56.9352" N, 75° 46' 18.2064" W
Don't miss a sneak preview of the short documentary on Dr. Hassan Diab, directed by award-winning filmmaker Amara Wala.
The essential story is simple. Diab was born in Lebanon and holds Lebanese and Canadian citizenship. At the moment, he remains behind bars in France with little evidence of his guilt.
The long-running extradition saga of Dr. Hassan Diab -- sought by French authorities for a 1980 crime he did not commit -- took a dramatic turn when the Supreme Court refused to hear his final appeal.