On February 12, 2009, Maher Arar spoke at a benefit for the CCPA's BC Office. Watch his speech, Fragile Rights: The erosion of our human rights and civil liberties in the name of national security.
Maher Arar courageously fought to hold Canadian authorities accountable for their role in his extraordinary rendition to Syria in 2002. Mr. Arar speaks about the fragility of our rights, the dangers of allowing deeper integration with the US to trump human rights, and the need for meaningful oversight of CSIS and the RCMP if we are to restore Canadas tarnished reputation for promoting human rights both at home and around the globe.
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