The U.S. failure to pursue accountability for key participants its torture program undermines the global struggle against impunity for torture. Canada’s failure to examine its actions in Afghanistan similarly undermines the effort to end torture. Canadians must continue to demand made-in-Canada accountability for the immoral and unconscionable acts committed in our name.
Only two weeks left to sign e-petition 608 to ensure that the investigation of Afghan abuses has full access to information.
In a deeply disappointing response, the Canadian government has shirked its duties under international law and rejected the call for a Public Inquiry into the treatment of Afghan detainees.
Rideau Institute President Peggy Mason renews the call for an independent public inquiry into allegations of Canadian complicity in the transfer-to-torture of Afghan detainees.