Minister of Public Safety and Secret Trials Refuses to Meet with Families of Secret Trial Detainees

posted on April 01, 2004 | in Category Misc | PermaLink

Source: The Campaign To Stop Secret Trials In Canada
Date: April 1, 2004

Minister of Public Safety and Secret Trials Refuses to Meet with Families of Secret Trial Detainees

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PRESS RELEASE

1 April, Ottawa - Anne McLellan, Minister of Public Safety, refused today to meet families of five Muslim men who are detained without charge, on the basis of secret evidence, in Canadian prisons. The families had come from Montreal, Ottawa and Toronto in the hope of meeting with her. Instead they were told that no one from the Minister's office would be available to meet with them.

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