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[OPIRG-EVENTS] Free Maher Arar
Free Maher Arar
Monia Mazigh has been living a nightmare for almost one year now. On
September 26, 2002, her husband Maher Arar, an Ottawa resident travelling on
a Canadian passport, was detained when changing planes in New York. American
authorities accused him of belonging to Al-Qaeda, yet no evidence was
produced, nor was he tried before a court of law. Instead, the US deported
him to Syria, where a Syrian human rights group reports he has been severely
tortured. There are indications that Canadian security officials secretly
provided the American government with information that led to his detention
and deportation. Maher Arar remains imprisoned in Syria, at an unknown
Come out and hear Monia's story:
Thursday, September 18, 2003 - 7:00 p.m.
Room 2017 Dunton Tower - wheelchair accessible
Sponsored by the Carleton University Human Rights Society,
and the BA Honours program in Human Rights.
For more information contact Bill Skidmore at email@example.com, or
call 520-2600, ext. 2359.
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