Tag: Abousfian Abdelrazik

Abdelrazik freed from “prison without walls”

By the People’s Commission Network

MONTREAL, 1 December 2011 – Late yesterday afternoon, the United Nation’s 1267 Committee went public with its decision to delist Abousfian Abdelrazik from its blacklist.
“It is difficult to say just how happy I am to have received this decision at last. It’s like I’m dreaming: I have finally gotten back the […]

Canadian delegation takes Abdelrazik case to the UN

By Project Fly-Home
On June 16th, 2011, a seven-person delegation, acting in solidarity with Abousfian Abdelrazik, met with a representative of the German Mission to the United Nations (Germany currently chairs the 1267-Committee) and representatives of the 1267 Monitoring Team. The delegation travelled to New York to support Abdelrazik’s five-year struggle to have his name removed […]

Quebec refuses child assistance to Abdelrazik

31 May 2011, Montreal — Abousfian Abdelrazik, a Montreal man whose story of torture and exile became a major scandal for the Canadian government in 2009, was refused child assistance benefits earlier this month. A letter from Québec’s Régie des rentes informed Mr. Abdelrazik that the application on behalf of his two children could not […]

Project Fly-Home steps up its campaign against the UN No-Fly List

The UN’s “no-fly list,” also known as the “1267 List” was created in 1999, under the authority of UN Security Council 1267 to sanction people suspected of having links to terrorism. Suspicion is enough; no criminal convictions are required. Those named to the list are subject to an arms embargo, an asset freeze and a […]

Sanctions busting telethon for Abousfian Abdelrazik

[ April 28, 2010; 6:00 pm; ] Date: Wednesday, April 28th, 2010
Location: where you live
Time: between 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. EDT
Call toll free 1 877 737 4070
Tune in to live-broadcast on Rabble TV

Project Fly Home is organizing the first ever “Sanctions-busting Telethon” on April 28th to call people to donate to Abousfian Abdelrazik in open defiance of the United Nations 1267 […]

Delist NOW! Six-Month Campaign to Free Abousfian Abdelrazik from the Prison Without Walls

By Project Fly Home, March 23, 2010
This is the March Call to Action in Project Fly Home’s six-month campaign leading up to the first anniversary of Abdelrazik’s return to Canada. Video and audio from February events are included below.
This six-month campaign demands that Canada:
– immediately free Abdelrazik from the sanctions imposed on him under […]

Justice for Abousfian Abdelrazik

Project Fly Home has launched a campaign on behalf of Abousfian Abdelrazik, the Sudanese-Canadian man who was wrongly imprisoned and tortured in Sudan in 2003 and prevented by the Canadian government from returning to Canada until last year.
Documents obtained by his supporters under the Privacy Act implicate the Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS) in his […]

Free Abousfian Abdelrazik from the Prison Without Walls

Abousfian Abdelrazik meets the press in Montreal on his return to Canada on Saturday, June 27, 2009. Photo: Tatiana Gomez
Delist Now!: Six-Month Campaign to Free Abousfian Abdelrazik from the Prison Without Walls
By Project Fly Home, Feb. 5, 2010
June 27th will mark the one-year anniversary of Abousfian Abdelrazik’s return to Canada after six years of forced […]

Abousfian Abdelrazik to speak in Winnipeg

[ October 17, 2009; 5:00 pm; ]

Abousfian Abdelrazik meets the press in Montreal on his return to Canada on Saturday, June 27, 2009. Photo: Tatiana Gomez

Date: Saturday, October 17, 2009
Time: 5 p.m.
Location: Knox United Church, 400 Edmonton St. (Bus route 15 to door)
Refreshments: Halal snack will be served after the talk
Childcare: Free childcare
Wheelchair accessible: at the 406 Edmonton St. entrance

Local sponsors:

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Abousfian Abdelrazik

Abousfian Abdelrazik is a victim of the post-9/11 madness that is corroding human rights in Canada. His case is yet one more reminder that our federal government is determined to continue to violate cherished rights and freedoms. His story is a cautionary tale and a call to action.
Mr. Abdelrazik, a Canadian citizen of Sudanese origin, […]