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Justice for Maher Arar!

Maher Arar is a Canadian citizen who was kidnapped at J.F.K. Airport in New York on September 2002 while returning home from a family vacation. He was held in solitary confinement, was refused access to a lawyer, and rendered to Syrian intelligence authorities where he was brutally tortured for 10 months.

From the Center for Constitutional Rights:
On February 16, 2006 a federal judge dismissed the Center for Constitutional Rights lawsuit brought on behalf of Maher Arar. The judge ruled that 'national security' and 'foreign relations' concerns made it impossible to hold liable the government officials who sent Maher to Syria to be tortured.

This is a travesty. Mr. Arar deserves justice. The USA is our supposed ally. We're fighting under their goddam command in Afghanistan. I demand the Canadian government take action and secure justice for Maher Arar, and while they're at it - reaffirm Canada's commitment to the Geneva Conventions.

If you are Canadian, I urge you to contact your MP and tell them to pressure Stephen Harper for action.

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