An Evening with Benamar Benatta

  • January 20, 2008
  • David Baker
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“He’s a Muslim who knows about airplanes. Do with him what you will…”
Canada’s First 9/11 Rendition To Torture: An evening with Bakerlaw client Benamar Benatta

Tuesday, January 29, 7:30 pm
Public Service Alliance of Canada Hall, 233 Gilmour Street (at Metcalfe)

Featuring Benamar Benatta, a refugee from Algeria who, without benefit of legal counsel or hearing, was illegally handed over to the U.S. by Canadian officials on September 12, 2001, with the allegation that as a Muslim with aeronautical experience, he may be connected to the events of 9/11. Benamar spent almost five years in detention in the U.S. under conditions the United Nations concluded were tantamount to torture, even though the FBI cleared him of any allegations in November, 2001. He is seeking a public review of his case and invites people to join him at a public rally on January 30 at 10:30 am

View the full announcement in Microsoft Word format.

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