Canada considers revoking citizenship over terror

AP News
Posted: Feb 06, 2013 1:23 PM

TORONTO (AP) — Canada's immigration minister says his government should consider changing the law so that Canadians with dual citizenship who commit terrorist acts abroad can be stripped of their Canadian status.

The remarks follow revelations that a Canadian with dual Lebanese citizenship is suspected of being involved in a bus attack that killed five Israeli tourists in Bulgaria last year

Immigration Minister Jason Kenney said Wednesday the suspect came to Canada with his family when he was about the age of 8, obtained citizenship a few years later, returned to Lebanon when he was 12 and has been living there since.

Kenney says dual citizens involved in terrorism have clearly renounced any sense of loyalty to Canada.