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Canada’s spy agency was so reliant on information obtained through torture that it suggested the whole security certificate regime, used to control suspected terrorists in the country, would fall apart if they couldn’t use it.
That’s the essence of a letter written in 2008 by the former director of CSIS, Jim Judd, obtained by The Gazette.
It suggests a disturbing acceptance by the national security agency of torture as a legitimate strategy to counter terrorism.
An Act to enact the Justice for Victims of Terrorism Act and to
amend the State Immunity Act, the Criminal Code, the
Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, the Corrections and
Conditional Release Act, the Youth Criminal Justice Act,
the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act and other
Originally posted by MDDoxs
Information obtained through torture, even if it helped the credibility of such practices, would more than likely not be made public.