Toronto woman sues for "Kafka-esque nightmare"

Demands $2.5 million from Ottawa, an independent inquiry, and an apology from Stephen Harper

Suaad Hagi Mohamud, 31, is suing Ottawa for $2.5 million after being detained in Kenya for three months when KLM airline and Kenyan government officials said she did not look like the photograph in her Canadian passport. She is also demanding an independent inquiry and an apology from Stephen Harper. “I was alone when my government let me down,” said Mohamud at a news conference. Her lawyer says Mohamud had her “identity stolen from her,” like something out of a Franz Kafka novel.

Toronto Star

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