Canada

    A Canadian inquiry has concluded that officials there contributed indirectly to the torture of three Canadian citizens in Syria. The men were arrested in Syria on suspicion of involvement in terrorist activities, but were released in 2004. Returning to Canada, they said they were tortured and that Canada supplied Syria with questions to ask them. However, the judge said the officials concerned seemed to have believed they were acting in Canada’s best interests. They were accused of having links to radical Islamist groups but have denied any such connection. (BBC)

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