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Farmer’s family critical of government

June 16, 2011  By CBC News


June 16, 2011, Grand
Falls, NB – The family and friends of a Drummond, N.B., potato farmer jailed in
Lebanon rallied June 15 outside the Grand Falls office of the MP for
Tobique-Mactaquac, calling on the federal government to do more to bring Henk
Tepper home.

June 16, 2011, Grand
Falls, NB – The family and friends of a Drummond, N.B., potato farmer jailed in
Lebanon rallied June 15 outside the Grand Falls office of the MP for
Tobique-Mactaquac, calling on the federal government to do more to bring Henk
Tepper home.

Henk Tepper, 44, was
detained March 23 and is in a jail in Beirut awaiting extradition to Algeria.
Tepper was detained on an international criminal warrant at the request of the
Algerian government, and is accused of selling potatoes that were unfit for
human consumption in Algeria.

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