Interview with Benamar Benatta and his lawyer; featured on Canada’s “Caravan”.
Thanks to Ben and also Nicole, they mentioned this site’s URL.
Stay tuned because I’d like to include the entire hour long show. Right now though, I just wanted to post the part of the show that related to Ben.
Feel free to comment on what you thought of the show.
We are also tossing our ideas to and fro; as it pertains to getting registered members to participate in discussions. But there are many ways you can help. And we think we may have found a way in which everyone (not solely members of this site, but other as well) can help out.
Though terrible, the Sept. 11 attacks “do not constitute an acceptable basis for abandoning our constitutional principles and rule of law by adopting an ‘end justifies the means’ philosophy,” Schroeder wrote.
Interesting article from blogger n. mallory.
Other highlights include:
Prison guards… dispensed humiliation in steady doses – rapping on his cell door every half hour to interrupt his sleep, stepping on his leg shackles hard enough to scar his ankles, locking him in an outdoor exercise cage despite freezing temperatures, conducting arbitrary strip searches.
His Kafkaesque journey through the American justice system concluded July 20 when a deal was finalized for his return to Canada. In the words of his lawyer, the idea was to “turn back the clock” to when he first crossed the border.
But time did not stand still for Benatta: The clock ran for 1,780 days. The man detained at 27 was now 32.
Presently, re this site, I am still working on some minor technical things. (Which by the way I hope our hosting company has fixed whatever issue that was causing this site to disappear intermittently. Apologies to everyone who tried to visit it and wound up Nowhere.)
I made the first post “sticky” so it should remain static while allowing us to post away without molesting the first post. I guess we’ll see if it works after this is posted.