The Air India Inquiry – November 28, 2007 (Part 3 of 3)

Inquiries on CPAC

The Air India Inquiry – November 28, 2007 (Part 3 of 3)

Commission of Inquiry into the Investigation of the Bombing of Air India Flight 182

Witnesses: Nikos Passas, Mark Sidel

Nikos Passas (Northeastern University College of Criminal Justice) concludes testimony on the subject of the control of terrorism financing with Commission Counsel Roger Bilodeau conducting direct examination. Mark Sidel (University of Iowa College of Law) offers expert testimony under direct examination by Mr. Bilodeau on legal regimes for regulating charitable organizations in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Australia. Mr. Sidel discusses the relative merits and drawbacks of each regime. Richard P. Quance (Counsel for the family members of the crew member victims of Air India flight 182 and Indian nationals) asks Mr. Sidel about the relative merits of maintaining a so-called “white list” of approved charities. Kathryn Hucal (Counsel for the Attorney General of Canada) also cross-examines the witness.