Adil Charkaoui flashes a victory sign as he leaves a news conference in Montreal on Thursday, June 26, 2008. (Ryan Remiorz / THE CANADIAN PRESS)
OTTAWA — The federal case against a Montreal man accused of terrorist ties could be on the verge of collapse due to a dispute over secrecy.
The government says it has withdrawn evidence against Adil Charkaoui because disclosing related information to him would endanger national security -- a move that might scuttle the entire proceeding.
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My Comment: While the focus is on terrorism, the problem resides in our open door immigration policies. My mother has lived in LaSalle for almost 50 years. Just 6 blocks away is an area which has become a dumping ground for refugee claimants .... and a high crime area. Stores have closed down because of shop lifting and other crimes, and long time residents are moving out. Even my 83 year old mother is thinking of moving out.