Harkat: I'm no terrorist, just a victim of chaosposted on October 28, 2004 | in Category Mohamed Harkat | PermaLink
To hear him tell it, Mohamed Harkat has been the innocent victim of turbulent forces the world over: a student whose university ambitions were dashed by a political crackdown in Algeria; an aid worker who lost his job in Pakistan as Afghan refugees returned home; an asylum seeker in Canada falsely accused of being a terrorist. Mr. Harkat took to the witness stand yesterday to defend himself for the first time against government allegations that he's an al-Qaeda terrorist. He flatly denied any connection to the terrorist network.
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