Tag Archives: Afghan detainee torture

Tortured policy


Public Safety Minister Vic Toews has directed the Canadian Security Intelligence Service to accept — “in exceptional circumstances” only of course — information obtained through the use of torture.

Canadians want a Torture Inquiry

Dear Ceasefire.ca supporters, The news from Ottawa is shocking. Senior intelligence officer Richard Colvin repeatedly warned the government about the routine use of torture in Afghan prisons, yet the Canadian Forces continued to hand over their prisoners to brutal Afghan authorities. Stephen Harper’s Conservative government, rather than taking the charges seriously, has instead used a […]