Last week, Justice Minister Rob Nicholson signed an order surrendering Dr. Hassan Diab to France. Nicholson’s decision was made in the face of new information that France is not prepared to put Hassan on trial, but is only seeking him for questioning.
What: Diab Press Conference
When: Friday, April 13, 2012, at 10:00 AM
Where: The Charles-Lynch Press Conference Room, Centre Block, Parliament Hill, Ottawa
- Hassan Diab
- Donald Bayne, Hassan Diab’s lawyer
- Matthew Behrens, Campaign to Stop Secret Trials in Canada
Speakers at the press conference will address the reality that the Justice Minister is prepared to hand Canadians over to foreign states for mere questioning. They will also comment on other troubling aspects of the Minister’s decision, address problems with Canada’s Extradition Law, announce next legal steps, and respond to questions from the media.