The Canadian Press

2009-11-18 | Afghan Prisoners Controversy

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A former diplomat in Afghanistan, testified November 18th before a special House of Commons committee. Richard Colvin claimed that all the prisoners Canada handed to Afghanistan's notorious intelligence service in 2006-07 were tortured, and many of them were likely innocent. In a scathing indictment of Ottawa's handling of prisoners, Colvin told the committee the Red Cross tried for three months in 2006 to warn the Canadian army in Kandahar about what was happening to prisoners, but no one would "even take their phone calls." (The government suggested Richard Colvin was a Taliban dupe and said there was no evidence to support his allegations.)

Date: 2009-11-18
Placeline: OTTAWA, Ontario.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 19 seconds

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