Articles about ‘extraordinary rendition’

Bakerlaw successful in having court order release of documents

  • April 21, 2010
  • David Baker
  • Comments Off on Bakerlaw successful in having court order release of documents

Bakerlaw has received more than 850 new documents from federal lawyers in the case of firm client Benamar Benatta. As CTV news today reported, the disclosure of hundreds of new pages of information spanning several years comes despite previous assurances there were no further records relevant to the case.

Click here to read more at CTV.ca. » Read the rest

Benatta Coalition Calls on the Government to Provide Full Disclosure on the Illegal Transfer of Benamar Benatta

  • September 9, 2009
  • David Baker
  • Comments Off on Benatta Coalition Calls on the Government to Provide Full Disclosure on the Illegal Transfer of Benamar Benatta

A coalition of rights groups today deplored the Canadian government’s failure to disclose fully documents relating to the illegal transfer to the US on September 12, 2001 of Bakerlaw client Benamar Benatta, resulting in his detention there for close to five years.

Click here to read the full press release on the Amnesty International website. » Read the rest

BCCLA Demands Immediate Inquiry Into the Removal of Benamar Benatta

  • July 21, 2009
  • David Baker
  • Comments Off on BCCLA Demands Immediate Inquiry Into the Removal of Benamar Benatta

In issuing a letter to Prime Minister Stephen Harper, The B.C Civil Liberties Association has joined in the chorus of Canadian voices demanding a public investigation into the Canadian government’s conduct in delivering Mr. Benatta to American officials on the evening of September 12, 2001.

Click here to visit the B.C. » Read the rest

Free Email Updates
Receive an email when new articles are posted to our blog.
We respect your privacy.