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Originally posted by deevee
He is being held under laws and processes that have been enacted since 911 (Patriot Act Lite) and the controversy stems from the use of these laws and the governments secret case against him.
Certificates, as instruments for removing inadmissible permanent residents and foreign nationals who pose a threat to the security of Canada, have been available under Canadian immigration legislation since 1991.
Certificates Under The Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (IRPA)
Originally posted by Seekerof
If I am not mistaken (I will need to look them up to be sure), Ocelot, but there are German laws that have been enforce since the end of WWII that forbid the denying or trivializing of the Holocaust, or something to that degree. And again, if I am not mistaken, that is why Mr. Zundel originally fled to Canada. As to what a/the sentence would be, once he goes on trial, I am not sure.
Originally posted by djohnsto77
I would support a trial if this person could be linked to war crimes but that doesn't seem to be the case -- is just being persecuted for having unpopular (albeit untrue) beliefs. He is no clear and present danger to anyone.