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Syrian Authorities: Maher Arar and Canadian Citizen

syrian authorities: An era of flagrant contradictions, according to Rabble. An era of erosion of principles of justice. An era of deep polarization of views. My husband, Maher Arar, a Canadian citizen born and raised in Syria, faced a public trial in 2002 while he was the victim of extraordinary rendition initiated by U.S. authorities with the complicity of Canadian law enforcement as well as Jordanian and Syrian authorities, official and de facto allies of the U.S. war on terror. He was transported in the middle of the night to an airport where a private jet, known as a ghost plane, flew him to Amman, Jordan. When my husband was given a paper in his U.S. cell stating that he had been arrested because of his alleged association with Al-Qaeda, he didn't get a lawyer or day in court. ( As reported in the news.