Maher Arar Torture

Maher Arar Torture Charge Coming After 10-Year Investigation

CP | Jim Bronskill, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.01.2015 | Canada Politics

The charges represent the culmination of a decade-long RCMP investigation.

CIA Employees Tried To Stop Arrest, Torture Of Maher Arar: Former Spy

CP | Alexander Panetta, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.05.2015 | Canada Politics

ARLINGTON, Va. - A former spy has described the debate within the CIA over the arrest, rendition and torture of Canadian Maher Arar, saying multiple c...

Ottawa Hasn't Learned Their Lesson About Torture: Arar Lawyer

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.30.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - A lawyer who represented torture victim Maher Arar says information-sharing directives issued to federal security agencies show the governmen...

Canada Could Do More to Stand Up for Torture Victims

Sukanya Pillay | Posted 08.26.2012 | Canada
Sukanya Pillay

June 26 is International Day in Support of Victims of Torture -- a day that requires reckoning. Canada itself does not torture and speaks out against torture -- this is good. But we may be missing the mark with some of our actions and omissions to support victims and condemn torture wherever we find it.

Obama Pressured To Apologize To Canadian

CBC | Posted 07.22.2012 | Canada Politics

A coalition of U.S. human rights and religious groups has presented a petition to President Barack Obama that calls on the U.S. to officially apologiz...