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CAIR-CAN Rep to Speak at Forum on Security, Human Rights

CAIR-CAN TO SPEAK AT TORONTO ‘AFTER ARAR’ EVENT

(Ottawa, Canada ­ Feb. 17, 2007) ­ CAIR-CAN Board member and Vice-Chair, Faisal Kutty, will be a panelist at the February 21 event, “After Arar: A Workshop Series on Security Intelligence and Human Rights,” taking place at the Osgoode Hall Law School, York University.

The event is the second in a series of eight workshops that seek to critically examine the issues raised by the Arar Inquiry, and the larger problems related to security intelligence and human rights in the contemporary context. “After Arar” will be presented by the Nathanson Centre on Transnational Human Rights, Crime and Security at the Osgoode Hall Law School.

Other panelists include Inspector Wayne Hanniman of the RCMP Community Outreach Program and May Farrales from the B.C. Committee for Human Rights in the Philippines.

If you would like to attend, please take note of the following information:

WHEN: Wednesday, February 21, 2007 from noon to 2.45 p.m.

WHERE: Osgoode Professional Development Centre, One Dundas West Tower (corner of Dundas and Yonge Sts., downtown Toronto), 26th Floor. Registration is not required but would be appreciated. Please email nathansoncentre@osgoode.yorku.ca. In the subject line simply include “Feb 21 After Arar Event – YOUR NAME will attend”. A light buffet lunch will be available for those who register in advance.

INFO: Please email mlarsen@yorku.ca for more information or visit http://osgoode.yorku.ca/media2.nsf/viewNewsNames!OpenForm

To view the panel via live webcast visit: mms://media.osgoode.yorku.ca/afterarar

 

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