CONTACT HARPER TO DEMAND JUSTICE FOR MAHER ARAROctober 3, 2006
(Montreal, Quebec, Oct. 2, 2006) - The Muslim Council of Montreal (MCM) calls on the Muslim community to stand up for Mr. Maher Arar and for justice, by contacting Mr. Stephen Harper.
According to a recent report released by Mr. Justice Dennis O’Connor, RCMP investigators wrongly provided inaccurate, unfair and overstated evidence about Mr. Arar, causing him to be labelled as a terrorist threat and suffer deportation, detention and torture overseas. The report declares Mr. Arar’s innocence, highlights the wrongdoings of CSIS and the RCMP and proposes a series of recommendations to the federal government.
Please contact Mr. Stephen Harper, as well as your Member of Parliament, to demand that the federal government do the following:
Apologize to Mr. Arar and his family;
Find your Member of Parliament: http://www.parl.gc.ca/information/about/people/house/PostalCode.asp?Source=SM