Demands Continue for Independent Inquiry into Arar Jailing in Syria

OTTAWA (CP) - Solicitor General Wayne Easter outraged fellow Liberal MPs as well as opposition politicians Tuesday when he stonewalled their questions in the case of a Canadian deported to Syria.

Demands for an independent inquiry continued into why Maher Arar was arrested by U.S. authorities more than a year ago on his way home from a family holiday.

Advocacy groups say Arar was held in Syria and tortured until his release Sunday...


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