Harkat's lawyers blast CSIS credibility

posted on October 27, 2004 | in Category Mohamed Harkat | PermaLink

Original author: Michelle Shephard Source: The Toronto Star online URL: [link] (subscribers only) Date: Oct. 26, 2004 Lawyer seeks uncensored intelligence report But terror suspect can't question witnesses

OTTAWA - With no witnesses to cross-examine or theories to deconstruct, the lawyers representing an accused terrorist are attempting to discredit the way Canada handles security investigations. On the first day of a federal court hearing probing the government's decision to deport 36-year-old Algerian refugee Mohamed Harkat on allegations that he is an Al Qaeda sleeper agent, lawyer Paul Copeland argued that evidence compiled by the Canadian Security Intelligence Service could not be trusted.

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