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Canada's Use of Security Certificates Draws Fire

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Canada's Use of Security Certificates Draws Fire

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Canada's Use of Security Certificates Draws Fire

Canada's Use of Security Certificates Draws Fire

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Canadian authorities can arrest and possibly deport any non-citizen considered to be a security risk via a legal mechanism known as a security certificate. Security certificates also allow detainees to be held without charge for an indefinite amount of time. Increasingly vocal critics of the practice see it as an abuse of power. Richard Reynolds reports.

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