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Terrorism / Prisoner Torture / Arar Case (Part II) #878026

CNN Evening News for Monday, Nov 12, 2007
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Keeping Them Honest report introduced.

(Ottawa, Canada: Jason Carroll) The story of Canadian software analyst Maher Arar†, who was stopped at the JFK Airport a year after September 11 because he was on the terrorism watchlist and arrested, detained and flown to Syria, continued. [ARAR - says in Syria he just wanted to end his life; recounts the beatings during interrogations; states he worried about his family.] [Wife Monia MAZIGH†- comments on what happened to her husband.] A commission's findings on Canadian failures in the Arar case and Arar's lawsuit against the US government and a Justice Department statement noted. [Canadian Prime Minister Stephen HARPER†- comments on the case.] [Two weeks ago, Secretary of State Condoleezza RICE - comments on the Arar case.] [ARAR - hopes for an apology.]

Reporter(s):
Cooper, Anderson;
Carroll, Jason
Duration:
00:04:40

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