'An issue of justice into an issue of politics' - Macleans.ca

‘An issue of justice into an issue of politics’

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Irwin Cotler is nothing if not persistent.

There is no room for equivocation on this issue. Either the Conservative government appreciates that rights have been denied through the Guantanamo system of detention and military commissions – as both the United States Supreme Court and our own Canadian Supreme Court have declared – or it is standing alone in the international community while abandoning its citizen.