The Arar Inquiry – July 29, 2005 (Part 3 of 8)

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The Arar Inquiry – July 29, 2005 (Part 3 of 8)

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

Witness: Myra Pastyr-Lupul

Commission Counsel Paul J. J. Cavalluzzo continues direct examination of Myra Pastyr-Lupul (former Case Management Officer, Consular Affairs Bureau, Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade (DFAIT)). Ms. Pastyr-Lupul speaks about consular visits with Mr. Arar in Syria by Léo Martel, correspondence with Mr. Arar’s family, concerns about prison conditions in Syria, and mixed messages being sent to the Syrians by different Canadian agencies.