Hold CBSA Accountable For Deporting Detainees To Torture

Monia Mazigh | Posted 03.11.2017 | Canada Politics
Monia Mazigh

Despite all the legal battles Mohamed Harkat and his wife have been conducting to allow him to stay in Canada, he finds himself today facing deportation to Algeria. Recently CBSA filed a report where it plainly concludes that Mohamed Harkat should be deported to Algeria, despite the risk of being tortured there if he returns.

The West Must Accept Its Share Of The Blame For Paris Attacks

Aurangzeb Qureshi | Posted 11.23.2016 | Canada Politics
Aurangzeb Qureshi

Whether our numerous interventions are justified or not, we cannot continue to let our self-imagined grand delusions make us blind to the fact that our actions abroad can come back to haunt us here at home. The problem with this admission, however is that it forces us to look in the mirror to confront our very own imperfections. Yet until we're able to do so, peace in our times will continue to remain an elusive fantasy and the carnage is destined to continue.

Canada Exporting Arms To Places With Dubious Human Rights Records

CP | Mike Blanchfield, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.07.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Bahrain, Algeria and Iraq, countries with dubious human rights records or a history of violent internal conflict, have recently become new bu...

Canadian Among Those Killed At Algeria Gas Plant: RCMP

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.18.2013 | Canada

OTTAWA - The RCMP say Canadian remains have been found at the site of a blood-soaked January standoff in Algeria between terrorists and gas-plant work...

Baird Eyed Keystone In Kerry Call

CP | Mike Blanchfield, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.06.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Newly installed U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry didn't express any concerns about allegations that Canadians were involved in last month's...

RCMP On The Ground In Algeria

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.26.2013 | Canada

OTTAWA - The RCMP is on the ground in Algeria to help pin down whether Canadians were part of the group of terrorists linked to al-Qaida who mounted a...

25 More Bodies Found: Algerian Security Official

CP | Aomar Ouali And Paul Schemm, The Associated Press | Posted 03.22.2013 | Canada

ALGIERS, Algeria - Algerian bomb squads scouring a gas plant where Islamist militants took dozens of foreign workers hostage found "numerous" new bodi...

32 Militants, 23 Captives Dead: Algeria

CP | Paul Schemm And Karim Kebir, The Associated Press | Posted 03.21.2013 | Canada

ALGIERS, Algeria - In a bloody finale, Algerian special forces stormed a natural gas complex in the Sahara desert on Saturday to end a standoff with I...