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BCCLA to hold rally for a public inquiry into the deportation and torture of Maher Arar

The BC Civil Liberties Association will hold a rally at noon on Saturday, January 17 to call for a public inquiry into the deportation and torture of Maher Arar and for a review of the security certificate process that allows the government to hold prisoners indefinitely without revealing the charges against them,and of other post-9/11 security laws.

Speakers: John Dixon, Past President, BCCLA Harsha Walia, No One is Illegal Itrath Syed, Local Activist Sister Elizabeth Kelliher, Franciscan Sisters

Where: Vancouver Art Gallery, Georgia St. Steps (at Hornby)

When: Noon, Saturday, Jan. 17,2004

Why: What can be done to Maher Arar or the security certificate prisoners can be done to any of us.

Defend due process and civil liberties now! This demonstration has been endorsed by stopwar.ca