Maher arar and other victims of us extraordinary rendition policies have no recourse to sue washington for torture suffered overseas unless lawmakers first vote. Strict standards: date(): it is not safe to rely on the system's timezone settings you are required to use the datetimezone setting or the date_default_timezone. 184k tweets • 98 photos/videos • 177k followers check out the latest tweets from maher arar (@ararmaher. Report of the events relating to maher arar analysis and recommendations contents i an overview of my findings 9 1 background 9 2 organization and content of report 10. Maher arar is an innocent victim of inaccurate rcmp intelligence reports and deliberate smears by canadian officials, a commission of inquiry says in a report that. Maher arar, syrian/canadian citizen deported from us to syria while changing planes, canada not consulted, canadian passport cut no ice with us immigration officials.
News about maher arar commentary and archival information about maher arar from the new york times. On june 14, the supreme court buried the prospect of justice for maher arar, a canadian citizen of syrian origin who was “extraordinarily rendered” by the united. Us broke its own laws by deporting maher arar to country that practises torture and warned that responsible could face criminal sanction or civil suit. Analysis maher arar is a syrian national who relocated to canada in 1987, and secured canadian citizenship in 1991 he obtained a bachelors degree from mcgill. Maher arar (arabic: ماهر عرار ) (born 1970) is a telecommunications engineer with dual syrian and canadian citizenship who has resided in canada since 1987. Khadr linked arar to terrorism, court hears the lawyer who acted for maher arar and successfully won the multi-million dollar compensation claim against the.
“they are outsourcing torture because they know it’s the justice department recently admitted that it had something to hide in relation to maher arar. On the second day of his detention, maher arar, a canadian, is questioned for eight hours at the end of his interrogation, a us immigration agent enters the room and. In the midst of our ongoing coverage of the content of, and fall out from, the senate select intelligence committee report, and debates about the. Canadian citizen maher arar describes his rendition and subsequent torture at the behest of the us government in painful detail.
What is this case about maher arar, a canadian citizen and father of two, was travelling home to canada after visiting his wife’s family in tunisia in 2002 while. Maher arar ( arabic : ماهر عرار ) (born 1970) is a telecommunications engineer with dual syrian and canadian citizenship who has resided in canada since.
A former spy says multiple colleagues within the cia warned against the arrest, rendition and torture of canadian maher arar, convinced they were punishing an.
Arar v ashcroft, 585 f3d 559 (2d cir 2009), was a lawsuit brought by maher arar against the united states and various us officials pursuant to the torture. Rendition victim maher arar talks about the us supreme court's refusal to hear his appeal. 8 dollars a month on lube is not horrible, but if i can cut it down a bit, that would be better the more i used it, each time got better and better. Daniel benjamin discusses the implications of rendition and torture in the context of the war on terrorism he asserts that renditions are an important part of. But beyond all of this, maher arar is today a broken man, who wakes up every day in a bigger prison, to glue together what remained from his old self. Amy goodman: as we continue on the issue of syria, we’re joined by maher arar, a former victim of us rendition, now a human rights activist in canada.
Watch above: the rcmp have charged the syrian colonel they say was responsible for torturing maher arar laying charges has been a complicated process and, as vassy. Ralph goodale's series of new memos defy the absolute prohibition on torture this is immoral and foolish, given how canadian citizens have been treated and the. View the profiles of people named maher arar join facebook to connect with maher arar and others you may know facebook gives people the power to share. Arar v ashcroft united state court 2002, plaintiff-appellant maher arar arar was a member of al qaeda and therefore inadmissible to the united states. Maher arar: rendition to torture center for constitutional rights 2 who is maher arar who is maher arar maher arar is a syrian-born canadian citizen who moved to. Maher arar, the canadian engineer who was wrongly accused of having terrorist ties, sent to syria, imprisoned and tortured, has returned to his entrepreneurial roots.