Scandal erupted in April when the Toronto Globe and Mailreported [text] that more than 30 terrorism suspects had been tortured by Afghan investigators after being transferred from Canadian custody. As a result of the public outcry, Canada signed a new agreement regarding detainee transfers [JURIST report] with the Afghan government, giving Canada the right to inspect detainees following their transfer. A separate investigation regarding detainee abuse while in Canadian custody is ongoing [JURIST report]. Canadian Press has more.
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