The Conservative government is quietly seeking a court ruling that would limit the findings of a report on Afghan detainees, the Toronto Star reported. The Military Police Complaints Commission is investigating whether military officials ignored suspected abuse while transferring prisoners to Afghan authorities. Last week, government lawyers argued in Federal Court the final report should exclude evidence from witnesses like Richard Colvin, a former Afghanistan-based diplomat who publicly spoke about the transfers. The military watchdog has faced numerous battles over jurisdiction, documents and witnesses since beginning its work four years ago.
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