Security Integration and Rights Disintegration In the Post 9-11 World

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by Maureen Webb

Maureen Webb explains how the US pressured Canada and other states to integrate police, intelligence and military systems with the US and shares her views on how measures such as Project AO Canada (which left Maher Arar and others exposed to torture), the Anti-terrorism Act, the Smart Border Agreement, the Security Certificate System, global surveillance and other initiatives violate Canada’s international law obligations. Maureen Webb is a Canadian human rights lawyer and is the author of Illusions of Security: Global Surveillance and Democracy in the Post 9/11 World.