CSIS would use info through torture

Canada's spy agency says it would use information obtained through torture to prevent a potential terrorist plot, the Canadian Press reported. Briefing notes prepared for CSIS director Rick Fadden state the agency would use information with other authorities "even in the rare and extreme circumstance that we have some doubt as to the manner in which the foreign agency acquired it." Critics say the policy contravenes a federal government directive to oppose such interrogation methods.

Published: Wednesday, 09/15/2010 12:00 am EDT

Canada's spy agency says it would use information obtained through torture to prevent a potential terrorist plot, the Canadian Press reported. Briefing notes prepared for CSIS director Rick Fadden state the agency would use information with other authorities "even in the rare and extreme circumstance that we have some doubt as to the manner in which the foreign agency acquired it." Critics say the policy contravenes a federal government directive to oppose such interrogation methods.

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