Meanwhile, back at the MPCC …

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Busy day on the document disclosure front.  Earlier, we recapped the goings-on in Parliament, in which the Speaker of the House of Commons ruled that government was in breach of parliamentary privilege by refusing to comply with the House’s order … Read More

See you in September (?)

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The latest dust-up at the MPCC over document disclosure from the Department of Justice looks to derail the next few weeks of hearings. The hearings were initially scheduled to be concluded by May 12, but now could be delayed until … Read More

Eight more complaints of torture in 2008; more documents withheld/disclosed; goings-on in Parliament; oh my!

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This morning, former DFAIT official Nicholas Gosselin testified before the MPCC.  Mr. Gosselin was the DFAIT human rights officer in Afghanistan who discovered implements of torture in an Afghan prison in late 2007.  His discovery, combined with other reports of … Read More