Could Canadians be charged with war crimes?

If public inquiry not called, Canadians may be charged at International Criminal Court

Jeff Davis, Embassy
The Hot Seat: Defence Minister Peter MacKay confers with his predecessor Gordon O’Connor at the Special Committee on Afghanistan last week.
Jeff Davis
Published: Wednesday, 12/16/2009 12:00 am EST

With the government refusing to start a public inquiry and the International Criminal Court having launched a "preliminary" investigation into the Afghan detainee issue, law experts say there is a very real chance Canadian officials could be charged with war crimes.

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