Later this week, human rights groups and individuals will mark the June 26 International Day in Support of Victims of Torture with an online writing and call-in event.
It's been 16 years since Mohamed Harkat was arrested on a secret hearing security certificate. Today he is still threatened with deportation to his native Algeria.
The Ottawa resident has never subjected to examination either in an open court or a closed session. He was in court in mid-November seeking relaxed conditions and now wait for a verdict.
The Ottawa resident has never been subjected to examination either in an open court or a closed session. He was back in court in mid-November seeking relaxed conditions and now waits for a verdict.
Alexandre Trudeau is publicly lobbying his brother to stop the deportation of Mohamed Harkat, who came to Canada as a refugee, and has never been been found guilty of any act of violence.
Mohamed Harkat was arrested under a security certificate on December 10, 2002. After 13 years of pure hell, Harkat received his deportation papers in the middle of the 2015 federal election campaign.
Summertime for many means a trip to an aquarium. 'Blackfish' might change that, writes Amira Elghawaby.
Two judicial decisions released last week in the cases of Mohamed Harkat and Hassan Diab remind us that the concept of national security is incompatible with democracy.
Canada's Secret Trials. They're not so secret anymore thanks, in part, to a documentary which premieres this week in Toronto, before playing across Canada.
Just before Thanksgiving, the Supreme Court of Canada held two days of hearings regarding the fate of Mohamed Harkat, detained for over a decade by a secret trial security certificate.