Tag Archive: Canada

Did Canada Cave Under US-Israeli Pressure? – TRNN Transcript

ZAA NKWETA, PRESENTER: A Canadian Foreign Affairs training manual has created a diplomatic firestorm. At issue is a list of countries with possible torture and abuse cases. The list includes the United States. The manual was inadvertently released to lawyers…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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Law and Disorder Radio – Palestinian Activist Sentenced to 11 Years in Prison – UN Panel Says Taser Shock Is Torture – Who Killed Che? – Hosts: Dalia Hashad, Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Law and Disorder Updates The National Lawyers Guild and Society of American Law Teachers Strongly Oppose Homegrown Terror Prevention Act : The bill, H.R. 1955, “The Violent Radicalization Homegrown Terrorism Act of 2007,” was crafted and sponsored by Democrat Jane…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes, Palestine

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Law and Disorder Radio – Conscientious Objector Augustin Aguayo – Canada Rejects Indefinite Detentions – Left Forum 2007 – Hosts: Dalia Hashad, Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Conscientious Objection and Habeas Corpus Here on Law and Disorder we’ve covered war resistors such as Lt. Watada and Jonathan Hutto. Today we look at the case of Augustin Aguayo, a combat medic in the US Army who had filed for…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes

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Law and Disorder Radio – Democracy in Cuba – Josh Wolf and Journalist Shield Laws – Maher Arar and Habeas Corpus – Hosts: Dalia Hashad, Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Outsourcing Torture  Maher Arar                     Freelance journalist Josh Wolf recently spent a month in jail for refusing to comply with a grand jury subpoena to turn over video footage he took…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes, Internet Freedom

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“They’ve Ruined My Life”: Torture Survivor Maher Arar Recalls how U.S. Sent Him to Syria Where He Was Jailed and Tortured For 10 Months – Democracy Now Video

Canadian citizen Maher Arar announces he will “most likely” be appealing a recent U.S. federal court ruling to dismiss his lawsuit challenging the U.S. government policy known as extraordinary rendition. The judge, David Trager, said he could not interfere in…
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International War Crimes

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“They’ve Ruined My Life”: Torture Survivor Maher Arar Recalls how U.S. Sent Him to Syria Where He Was Jailed and Tortured For 10 Months – Democracy Now Transcript

Canadian citizen Maher Arar announces he will “most likely” be appealing a recent U.S. federal court ruling to dismiss his lawsuit challenging the U.S. government policy known as extraordinary rendition. The judge, David Trager, said he could not interfere in…
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International War Crimes

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U.S. Claims Maher Arar “Extraordinary Rendition” Lawsuit Jeopardizes National Security – Democracy Now Video

The U.S. government is attempting to dismiss a lawsuit brought by Canadian citizen Maher Arar, claiming the litigation would jeopardize national security. Arar was jailed by the U.S. and secretly deported to Syria where he was held for almost a…
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International War Crimes

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U.S. Claims Maher Arar “Extraordinary Rendition” Lawsuit Jeopardizes National Security – Democracy Now Video

The U.S. government is attempting to dismiss a lawsuit brought by Canadian citizen Maher Arar, claiming the litigation would jeopardize national security. Arar was jailed by the U.S. and secretly deported to Syria where he was held for almost a…
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International War Crimes

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