Three men who are being held on national security certificates are on hunger strike to protest their conditions of detention. Mohamed Harkat faces some of the strictest bail conditions in Canadian history. Prison News.
Stark Raven Radio.
Emily Aspinwall and Tiffany Chong
[4:13 - 22:05]
Here in Canada, five muslim men are being detained without charge. Neither they nor their lawyers are able to see the evidence against them. The five are being held on national security certificates under Canada's immigration law. All five are currently fighting deportation. They argue that they will be tortured if returned to their country of origin. For the second time this year, three of the men held have gone on hunger strike to protest their conditions of detention. Mohamed Mahjoub, Hassan Almrei and Mahmoud Jaballah are being detained at in the new Kingston Immigration Holding Centre (KIHC). This prison was built specifically for people being held on national security certificates.
Interview with Matthew Barrens, from the Campaign to Stop Secret Trials in Canada on the hunger strike and prison conditions at KIHC . http://www.homesnotbombs.ca.
Mohamed Harkat has been held under a national security certificate since December 2002. Sophie Harkat, wife of Mohamed Harkat, talks about his strict bail conditions and his case.
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