Vancouver, B.C. – Paul Champ, the Ottawa-based lawyer who is acting for the B.C. Civil Liberties Association and Amnesty International Canada at the ongoing Military Police Complaints Tribunal hearings into the Afghan detainee issue will be available to local media before speaking at the BCCLA’s annual general meeting on April 19, 2010.
At the AGM that evening, Champ will be receiving the BCCLA’s Reg Robson Award for his work on the detainee file.
Interested media should contact the BCCLA to arrange interviews in advance of the event.
What: Media availability of Paul Champ, Afghan detainee expert and lawyer for BCCLA and Amnesty International Canada
When: In person on Monday, April 19, 2010 in Vancouver. Otherwise, by phone from Ottawa by appointment
Where: In person interviews in Vancouver on April 19. Phone or studio interviews in Ottawa before or after April 19
How: Contact the BCCLA at the contact information below to arrange an interview
David Eby, BCCLA Executive Director, (778) 865-7997