on 04 Nov 2015 by Brian author list
Mohamed's Story Mohamed Harkat has been in Canada since 1995. In 1997, he was given refugee status after successfully claiming government persecution if he were to return to Algeria. On December 10, 2002 Mohamed was arrested outside his home in Ottawa. He spent one year of his 3 1/2 year detention in solitary confinement. He was released on bail on June 21, [read more]
on 29 Oct 2015 by Brian author list
We invite you to make a donation to help cover the costs of Mohamed Harkat's legal defense. Your ongoing support is vital to prevent Moe's deportation to Algeria where he faces incommunicado detention, torture and perhaps death. A donation of any amount is much appreciated and can make a difference. Please choose one of the following ways to donate. 1. Cheque Donation For [read more]
Contact Us
on 27 Oct 2015 by Brian author list
Sophie HarkatHere is the contact information for Sophie Harkat: [read more]
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on 07 Dec 2014 by Brian author list
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Kingston Immigration Holding Centre Closes, But Legacy Remains
on 26 Apr 2012 by Brian author list
by Michael Larsen Source: Prism Magazine URL: [link] Date: April 20, 2012 It seems that the decision to close the Kingston Immigration Holding Centre (KIHC) was made in December 2011, and the facility is no longer operational. Postmedia News broke the story this week. The KIHC, a unique prison expressly designed to detain persons held on ‘security certificates’ under the Immigration and Refugee Protection [read more]
Documents Reveal Government in Dilemma on Security Certificates
on 27 Jan 2011 by Brian author list
by Mike Larsen Source: Prism Magazine URL: [link] Date: January 26, 2011 On January 21, 2011, Mohamed Harkat, his wife Sophie, his lawyer Matt Webber, a group of supporters and members of the media converged on the Ottawa offices of the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA), where Harkat was served with paperwork announcing the commencement of a deportation process against him. The filing of these [read more]
Canada's War on Islam: The Case of Mohamed Harkat
on 02 Jun 2010 by Brian author list
by Stephen Lendman Source: The Baltimore Chronicle URL: [link] Date: June 1, 2010 Mohamed Harkat Like in America post-9/11, Canadian Muslims have been victimized, vilified, and persecuted for their faith, ethnicity, prominence, and activism. They've been targeted, hunted down, rounded up, held in detention, kept in isolation, denied bail, restricted in their right to counsel, tried on secret evidence, convicted or incriminated on bogus charges, [read more]
Canada's Glaring Double Standards on Torture
on 19 Jan 2008 by Brian author list
By Andy Worthington Source: Ccounterpunch.org URL: [link] Date: January 20, 2008 Omar Khadr and Guantánamo Canada's Glaring Double Standards on Torture How humiliating. The story begins with the shameful case of Maher Arar, a Syrian-born Canadian who was kidnapped by US agents as he changed planes in New York in 2002, and rendered to Syria, where he was tortured for a year on behalf of the Americans [read more]
Words of Supports, Endorsements
on 11 Dec 2007 by Brian author list
A sampling of letters from groups or individuals who have offered their solidarity and words of support: Letter from Canadian Unitarians for Social Justice to Stephen Harper Letter to Stockwell Day from Religious society of Friends Letter to Stephane Dion RE impending vote on Anti-Terrorist Act Bill C-36 A Letter from health professionals on the health status of detainees, Jan 2007 Letter of concern from [read more]
Legal Documents
Harkat case
on 11 Dec 2007 by Brian author list
Legal Documents Re: Harkat Case This section is a repository for various legal documents. It is hoped these will give readers a more detailed understanding of Mohamed Harkat's case. Items are listed chronologically, most recent at the top of the page. At the bottom of the page are Judge's Decisions. Mohamed Harkat has his bail conditions changed, Justice Noël's decision, HTML document, [read more]

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