Detainee Details Withheld

Published: Wednesday, 07/11/2007 12:00 am EDT

Chief of Defence Staff Gen. Rick Hillier has banned the release of any more information on the treatment of detainees in Afghanistan because doing so poses a risk to Canadian soldiers' safety and undermines the mission, the Globe and Mail reported this week. Access to Information requests to the Defence and Foreign Affairs departments were already the subject of much criticism before the detainee scandal resulted in a clampdown on information.

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