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Human Rights Organizations Continue to Push for Redress for Unlawfully Detained Maher Arar

May 8, 2011

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Maher Arar was born in Syria and traveled with his family to Canada at the age of 17. He became a Canadian citizen in 1991. On Sept. 26, 2002, as he was returning to Canada from a vacation in Tunisia, U.S. officials detained Arar, claiming he had links to al-Qaeda.  He was held without charges in solitary confinement in […]

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