News in Review Richard Colvin and the Afghan Detainees

News in Review Richard Colvin and the Afghan Detainees

In November, a Canadian diplomat triggered a political firestorm on Parliament Hill. Richard Colvin told a committee that Canadian troops had been handing over prisoners to Afghan authorities, even though the government knew they might be tortured. The government denied it but refused to hand over documents, and then suspended Parliament. In this News in Review story we’ll look at the allegations and at the government’s controversial decision.

  • 2010
  • 00:16:56
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/15/2010
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Edition
February 2010
Subjects
Afghan War, 2001 -- Participation, Canadian [LCSH] Canada -- Armed Forces -- Afghanistan [LCSH] Prisoners -- Afghanistan [LCSH] Torture -- Afghanistan [LCSH] Demonstrations -- Canada [LCSH] Social sciences [LCSH] Canada -- History [LCSH] Political science [LCSH]
Team
Carla Robinson (Host), Leslie MacKinnon (Journalist), Terry Milewski (Journalist), Hannah Thibedeau (Journalist), Michael Dick (Journalist)
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