Thursday, June 05, 2008

The Impact of Secret Trials

Check out this report from Nick Spicer, Ottawa correspondent for Al-Jazeera, on the ongoing detention of Mohammed Harkat via Canada's secret trial process. Harkat is one of five Muslim men of colour who are currently being subjected by the Canadian state to indefinite detention and threat of deportation (despite an acknowledged risk of torture) based on secret allegations, secret information, and little or no due process.

Click here for more background on secret trials and the struggle against them.

(Hat-tip to B.O. for drawing my attention to the video.)

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