Hillier Has "No Regrets" Over Detainees

Posted on Monday, March 12 at 10:12 by 4Canada
Defence Minister Gordon O'Connor recently announced that Canada has asked the Afghan Independent Human Rights Commission to monitor detainees handed over to Afghan authorities. Unlike Britain and the Netherlands, Canada did not retain the right to verify that detainees transferred to Afghan custody are being properly treated. Mr. O'Connor planned to meet with Abdul Qadar Noorzai, head of the human rights commission, in Kandahar today, but meeting fell through because Mr. Noorzai was unavailable. http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/RTGAM.20070312.whillier0312/BNStory/International/home

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