Iacobucci to review classified detainee documents

The Conservative government has asked former Supreme Court Justice Frank Iacobucci to examine the documents containing information on what Canadian authorities knew about the torture of Afghan prisoners. Justice Iacobucci will review the documents and determine whether the proposed redactions are justified in light of national security concerns.

Professor Stuart Hendin of the University of Ottawa pointed out that whether the truth comes out will depend which documents Iacobucci is given and whether his decisions will be final or subject to the government scrutiny.