Maher Arar calls on the United States and the United Nations to declare the Syrian regime illegitimate, and refer the matter to the International Criminal Court.
Most Canadians first heard about the case of Abousfian Abdelrazik last year when a federal court judge ordered the Canadian government to allow him to return home from six years of exile in the Sudan.
Four young men stand accused in Ottawa. When governments define what a terrorist is, it results in stereotyping, mistakes, and lost years for the wrongly accused. Ask Maher Arar and Mohamed Harkat.
"Extraordinary rendition" is White House-speak for arresting someone and secretly sending him to another country, where he is likely to be tortured.
The decision to dismiss Maher Arar's case sends a signal to the Obama administration that there will be no judicial intervention to halt the cruel excesses of the Bush-era "Global War on Terror."
The 2007 Supreme Court decision regarding the unconstitutionality of the security certificate announced its death. What we are seeing these days is its agony.
Mar 5, 2009
Brescia University College Auditorium
1285 Western RoadN6G 1H2 London , ON
Canada43° 0' 18.612" N, 81° 16' 36.5412" W
The inspiring story of Monia Mazigh’s courageous fight to free her husband, Maher Arar, from a Syrian jail and the following years of pursuing justice.
Khadr's testimony on Arar's involvement in terrorism must be taken in the context of Guantanamo interrogation of a 15-year-old child.
Feb 1, 2009
Room A Library and Archives Canada
395 Wellington StreetK14 0N4 Ottawa , ON
Canada45° 25' 10.7256" N, 75° 42' 24.8724" W
Join us for three perspectives of torture in our time. A discussion with Monia Mazigh, Kerry Pither and Alan Cumyn.
Feb 13, 2009
Fraserview Banquet Hall
8240 FraserVancouver , BC
Canada49° 12' 35.5248" N, 123° 5' 27.9096" W
British Columbia CA
Annual fundraising gala featuring speaker Maher Arar on human rights and civil liberties, Canada's relationship with the U.S., and the need for oversight of the CSIS and RCMP.