Interview With CAIR-Canada Director Addresses Muslim Community and Post-Sept. 11 Experiences

March 1, 2004

Source: Macleans 45_76045

On March 1, 2004 Macleans ran the text of an interview with Riad Saloojee, a lawyer and executive director of the Council on American-Islamic Relations Canada, on "the problems facing Muslims in Canada since the World Trade Center attacks, the dangers of racial profiling, and the Arar case...The decision by American authorities to deport Canadian computer engineer Maher Arar to his native Syria in September 2002 highlighted several flaws in the way security agencies in Canada and the U.S. are trying to grapple with the global terror threat."