Canada's Guantanamo Bay: The hidden history of Canadian detainees in the 'war on terror'

Tuesday, September 25, 2012 - 10:30 to Wednesday, September 26, 2012 - 01:00

For 12 long years, Mohammad Mahjoub, a torture survivor, has been detained without charge in Canada. He has been held for lengthy periods in solitary confinement and later under house arrest on the basis of secret information which the Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS) has admitted was likely obtained under torture.

Mr. Mahjoub is one of five Muslim men who have been struggling for justice in Canada against so-called security certificates. Security certificates allow the Canadian government to indefinitely detain or deport people on the basis of their profile.

This event will include speakers from the Justice for Mahjoub Network, legal experts as well as Mr. Mahjoub himself.

Supported by Nathanson Centre on Transnational Human Rights, Crime & Security (http://nathanson.osgoode.yorku.ca/)

Part of DisOrientation 2012, full schedule of all the events at www.opirgyork.ca/diso2012

More information:
justiceformahjoub@gmail.com
www.supportmahjoub.org
www.facebook.com/SupportMahjoub

Vari Hall 1152A, York University Toronto , ON
Canada
43° 39' 11.6136" N, 79° 22' 59.4624" W
Ontario CA

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