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.
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.
"I was labelled a terrorist because I happened to be Muslim."
OTTAWA - Bahrain, Algeria and Iraq, countries with dubious human rights records or a history of violent internal conflict
OTTAWA - The RCMP say Canadian remains have been found at the site of a blood-soaked January standoff in Algeria between
OTTAWA - Newly installed U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry didn't express any concerns about allegations that Canadians
OTTAWA - The RCMP is on the ground in Algeria to help pin down whether Canadians were part of the group of terrorists linked
OTTAWA - The Foreign Affairs Department has called in Algeria's ambassador to Canada to get more information on why the country's
OTTAWA - In the absence of reliable information, Ottawa is assuming that fake passports could be behind Algeria's claim that
ALGIERS, Algeria - Algerian bomb squads scouring a gas plant where Islamist militants took dozens of foreign workers hostage