"Get your facts first, and then you can distort them as much as you please." (Mark Twain)
Thursday, February 16, 2006
A U.S. federal judge has dismissed Maher Arar’s lawsuit claiming American officials deported him to Syria to be tortured.
In a ruling Thursday in New York, Judge David Trager said he can’t review the decision of U.S. authorities because it’s a matter of national security and foreign relations.
Sad and infuriating, but not at all unexpected.