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Yves Engler | The Five Eyes arrangement has made Canada complicit in belligerent U.S. foreign policy. It's time for a debate about Canadian participation in the "Anglosphere's" intelligence-sharing agreement.
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Monia Mazigh | 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.
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Matthew Behrens | Instead of questioning the mandates and core practices of secretive, unaccountable security agencies, efforts are underway to save the system by putting up some nice-looking window dressing.
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Monia Mazigh | What factor is common to Canada, Sweden and Denmark? The snow, perhaps? The social programs? How about rendition to torture?
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Matthew Behrens | 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.
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Linda McQuaig | The Harper government has noted that Canada doesn't torture people -- but ducks the question about whether Canadian authorities have used information obtained by others through torture.
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Amy Goodman | Lost in the Beltway power struggle between Sen. Dianne Feinstein and the CIA is the untold story of the United States' secret policy of torture and rendition.
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Maher Arar | Why have our societies become conditioned to accept torture? The main reason is that intelligence agencies and politicians have mastered the "art" of demonizing terror suspects.
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Amy Goodman | Three targeted Americans: A career government intelligence official, a filmmaker and a hacker. None of these U.S. citizens was charged with a crime, but they have been tracked, surveilled, detained.
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Maher Arar | A new directive issued by the Minister of Public Safety removes any ambiguity about the government's position on the use and sharing of information that is likely derived from torture.
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Maher Arar | In a carefully worded directive, obtained by Canadian Press through the Access to Information Act, Public Safety Minister Vic Towes instructs CSIS to accept information under torture.