‘This may draw attention to the role of juveniles in the Afghan conflict’

The CBC has obtained a briefing note for Defence Minister Peter MacKay which details the detention and transfer of juveniles by the Canadian Forces in Afghanistan.

That juveniles were being transferred was raised in the House three years ago—see here, herehere, here, here and here. That juveniles were, or are, being held for a “significant” amount of time by Canadian Forces seems to be a revelation to Paul Champ, a lawyer who has been closely involved in this ongoing matter of Afghan detainees.

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