Ottawa Braces for Afghan Detainee Document Dump

Canadian Soldiers and Detainee

By The Canadian Press, The Globe and Mail, 22 June 2011

The Conservative government could disclose reams of declassified records as early as Wednesday about the treatment of Afghan detainees.

Alleged abuse of prisoners – and what the federal government may have known about it – has dogged the Conservatives for years. The government’s initial refusal to disclose thousands of pages of Foreign Affairs and Defence Department reports prompted a parliamentary crisis in December 2009. (...)

 

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