Ongoing torture of Afghan prisoners?

In today’s online edition of the Toronto Star, Murray Brewster of The Canadian Press is reporting that an Afghan intelligence officer with the National Directorate of Security (NDS) boasted to […]

Secret documents, secret review

Yesterday, a detainee document agreement was struck between Government and two of three Opposition parties. The “pact” comes a full month and a half after Peter Milliken, Speaker of the […]

Where there’s a will…

Today the MPCC  heard again from Nicholas Gosselin, who last appeared before the Commission this April. As readers will recall, Gosselin was the DFAIT officer who discovered implements of torture […]

Here we go again

In a move that looks to further obstruct the progress of the MPCC inquiry, the federal government has applied for a judicial review of a summons for documents potentially crucial […]

MPCC Update

We were reminded by a reader over the weekend that it’s been a while since we’ve updated you on the goings-on at the MPCC.  As we mentioned a few posts […]

Not my job (redux)

The BCCLA National Security blog is posting from sunny Ottawa today, where we finished up the last of the MPCC witnesses until hearings resume again in mid-June.  Carmen Cheung, Counsel […]

This week at the MPCC

The Afghanistan Public Interest Hearings at the Military Police Complaints Commission continue this week before a month-long break while the Commission waits for the government to make the required document […]