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Watchdog begins Afghan detainee probe

Amnesty, B.C. civil liberties group are heard by complaints commission


 

A week after the government delivered another 6,200 pages of redacted documents to the House of Commons, a civilian-run military police watchdog is opening a probe into the handling of Afghan prisoners. The Military Police Complaints Commission is hearing from Amnesty International Canada and the B.C. Civil Liberties Association, who allege that officers in charge of directing the transfer of detainees were not properly investigated after the fact.

Globe and Mail


 
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