Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Oh Oh,this can't be good.

Liberals feared Abu Ghraib-type detainee scandal: source

Afghan police guard a prison in Kabul in 2004. Canadian diplomat Eileen Olexiuk says that in 2005 she raised the possibility detainees transferred from Canadian to Afghan custody were at risk of torture. Afghan police guard a prison in Kabul in 2004. Canadian diplomat Eileen Olexiuk says that in 2005 she raised the possibility detainees transferred from Canadian to Afghan custody were at risk of torture. (Musadeq Sadeq/Associated Press) The Liberal government of 2005 feared Canada's detention of Afghan prisoners would spark a controversy similar to Guantanamo Bay and Abu Ghraib, according to a current government official who spoke with CBC News on condition of anonymity.
The official's claim comes just after Eileen Olexiuk, a former Canadian diplomat with extensive experience in Afghanistan, disclosed that in 2005, she raised the possibility detainees transferred from Canadian to Afghan custody were at risk of torture. Paul Martin's government ignored her concerns, she said.
The government official, who has been involved with the detainee issue for years, confirmed much of what Olexiuk said and added it's clear now Canada should have done more in 2005, when that first detainee transfer agreement was negotiated with the Afghan government.

Read more: http://www.cbc.ca/politics/story/2010/03/10/afghan-detainees-controversy.html#ixzz0hpmLmMeL

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