Harkat gears up for court

posted on October 25, 2004 | in Category Mohamed Harkat | PermaLink

Original author: Megan Gillis Source: The Ottawa Sun online URL: [link] Date: October 25, 2004 Evidence mystery to legal team

NEARLY TWO years after his arrest, accused al-Qaida sleeper agent Mohamed Harkat is finally getting his day in court. However one of his lawyers, Matt Webber, says Harkat and his legal team are going into the hearing blind since much of the so-called evidence against him hasn't been disclosed for "national security" reasons. "He's upset at having to go into this proceeding blind -- those were his words," Webber said yesterday.

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