Canada Limits Detention of Terror Suspects

Northern light:

Canada’s highest court on Friday unanimously struck down a law that allows the Canadian government to detain foreign-born terrorism suspects indefinitely using secret evidence and without charges while their deportations are being reviewed.

....“The overarching principle of fundamental justice that applies here is this: before the state can detain people for significant periods of time, it must accord them a fair judicial process,” Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin wrote in the ruling.

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    Up North, they have a greater sense of morality... (none / 0) (#1)
    by Herman74 on Sat Feb 24, 2007 at 11:49:41 AM EST
    ...than they do here in the U.S.

    One wonders how much longer the travesty known as Guantanamo will continue.

    The nerve of those Canadians! (none / 0) (#2)
    by David at Kmareka on Sat Feb 24, 2007 at 02:15:20 PM EST
    First, they provide universal health care coverage for their citizens.  Now, they declare the indefinite detention of terrorism suspects unlawful.  Don't they realize that they are making America look bad?  It's simply rude to contrast the failings of one's neighbor so sharply.