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Canada rejects asylum seeker deported to torture in Libya

posted Dec 2, 2011, 12:56 PM by Milorad Borota   [ updated Dec 2, 2011, 12:57 PM ]
Published On Sun Nov 27 2011 Toronto Star

Canadian officials are washing their hands of an asylum seeker who was tortured when Canada deported him and his family to Libya, while it was still in the clutches of dictator Moammar Gadhafi.

Adel Benhmuda learned this week that his application to return to Canada with his family, on humanitarian and compassionate grounds, was rejected by immigration officials.


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