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  • Terror suspect Mohamed Harkat seeks relaxation of strict monitoring
    Following his arrest, Harkat was locked up for more than three years. He was released in June 2006 under stringent conditions.
    Canada
    Nov 16, 2017
  • Terror suspect Mohamed Harkat plans to submit letter to feds as deportation fight continues
    Terror suspect Mohamed Harkat, facing deportation to Algeria, plans to ask Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale to allow him to remain in Canada.
    Canada
    Mar 17, 2016
  • Judge loosens some conditions of terror suspect Mohamed Harkat’s release
    In a judgment made public today, Federal Court Justice Sylvie Roussel says Harkat can travel anywhere in Ontario or Quebec for 72 hours without notifying authorities.
    Canada
    Jan 24, 2018
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  • PM Trudeau’s brother asks feds not to deport Mohamed Harkat
    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s brother has asked the federal government to stop the deportation of an Algerian man, Mohamed Harkat, who has been accused of being an al-Qaeda sleeper agent
    Canada
    Mar 2, 2016
  • Terror suspect Mohamed Harkat wins partial victory on federal court appeal
    OTTAWA - A man the federal government wants to deport over alleged ties to al-Qaida has won a partial victory at the Federal Court of Appeal.
    Canada
    Apr 25, 2012
  • Top court upholds terror case against suspect Mohamed Harkat
    The Supreme Court of Canada has upheld the national security certificate against terror suspect Mohamed Harkat, opening the door to the next step in deporting him.
    May 14, 2014
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  • Terror suspect Mohamed Harkat wins partial victory on federal court appeal
    OTTAWA - A man the federal government wants to deport over alleged ties to al-Qaida has won a partial victory at the Federal Court of Appeal.
    Apr 25, 2012
  • Harkat an ‘active jihadist,’ CSIS tells court
    Mohamed Harkat, the Ottawa man accused of being an al-Qaida sleeper agent, ran a guest house in the early 1990s in Peshawar, Pakistan that was used by "mujahedeen (holy warriors) and other extremists on their way to and from training camps in Afghanistan," according to new information from CSIS
    Jan 18, 2010
  • Hearing to determine Harkat’s fate
    Canada's beleaguered security certificate regime begins another test this week as Ottawa's Mohamed Harkat returns to Federal Court to face allegations he's an al-Qaida sleeper agent. Andrew Duffy
    Apr 22, 2011
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  • Harkat lawyer seeks end to security certificate process at appeal court
    A lawyer for Mohamed Harkat says the security certificate process being used to deport the Algerian refugee is unconstitutional.
    Feb 21, 2012
  • Harkat lawyer seeks end to security certificate process at appeal court
    OTTAWA - A lawyer for Mohamed Harkat says the security certificate process being used to deport the Algerian refugee is unconstitutional.
    Feb 21, 2012
  • Harkat to appeal court decision
    Lawyers for Mohamed Harkat say their client will appeal a court decision that concluded he remains a security threat.
    Dec 10, 2010
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  • Harkat’s lawyers vow to fight court’s decision
    Lawyers for Mohamed Harkat, who faces the prospect of being deported to his native Algeria where he contends he will be tortured or killed, say they will appeal a Federal Court decision that branded Harkat a member of Osama bin Laden's terrorist network and a threat to national security.
    Dec 10, 2010
  • Harkat allowed cellphone, seeks more freedom at Federal Court hearing Tuesday
    The federal government says it will allow an Ottawa man accused of terrorist ties to have a mobile phone but balks at the idea of giving Mohamed Harkat access to the Internet or removing his electronic tracking bracelet.
    Canada
    Jun 9, 2013
  • I never went to Afghanistan: Harkat
    Mohamed Harkat took the stand in his own defence Monday and denied ever having been to Afghanistan, a key point in the government case in favour of limiting his freedom with an immigration security certificate. Mohammed Adam
    Apr 23, 2011
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  • Government defends security certificates
    The Conservative government "carefully crafted" changes to the national security certificate system that brought the rarely used tool for dealing with threats to Canada in line with the Constitution, says a federal lawyer.
    Canada
    Oct 10, 2013
  • Reasonable grounds to declare Harkat security threat: Federal Court
    A judge says there are grounds to believe Algerian-born Mohamed Harkat is a security threat who maintained ties to Osama bin Laden's terror network after coming to Canada.
    Dec 9, 2010
  • Harkat lawyers seek ruling on CSIS source
    Lawyers for Ottawa terrorism suspect Mohamed Harkat want evidence given by a discredited Canadian Security Intelligence Service source to be ruled inadmissable.
    Sep 21, 2009
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  • Civil liberties advocates demand abolition of national security certificates
    OTTAWA - Human-rights advocates marked the 10th anniversary of Mohamed Harkat's arrest by calling for an end to national security certificates — the immigration tool used to detain the Algerian refugee.
    Politics
    Dec 10, 2012
  • Civil liberties advocates demand abolition of national security certificates
    OTTAWA - Human-rights advocates marked the 10th anniversary of Mohamed Harkat's arrest by calling for an end to national security certificates — the immigration tool used to detain the Algerian refugee.
    Canada
    Dec 10, 2012