The Arar Inquiry – May 26, 2005 (Part 3 of 4)

Inquiries on CPAC

The Arar Inquiry – May 26, 2005 (Part 3 of 4)

The Commission of Inquiry into the Actions of Canadian Officials in Relation to Maher Arar

Witness: Gar Pardy

Marlys Edwardh (Counsel for Mr. Arar) continues cross-examination of Henry Garfield (Gar) Pardy (former Director General of Consular Affairs, Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade (DFAIT)). Discussion focuses on consular reports by Léo Martel (the Canadian consul in Damascus, Syria) and the actions of Franco Pillarella (the Canadian ambassador to Syria) during Mr. Arar’s detention in Syria.