Matter Of Arar's Place On Security Watch List 'closed': U.S. Ambassador

Posted on Saturday, March 03 at 15:17 by Anonymous
The telecommunications engineer was detained by U.S. officials in New York in 2002 and deported to Syria, where he was tortured while imprisoned for 10 months. He received a formal apology and $10.5 million in compensation from Ottawa after the federal inquiry cleared him and said the RCMP provided misleading information about him to the United States before he was deported.


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