Press release by Karlheinz Schreiber

    What is the Minister of Justice's Rush?
    Who is the Minister of Justice Protecting?
    What is the Minister of Justice's Interest in German Internal Politics?

    TORONTO, Nov. 23 /CNW/ -

    The Toronto Star reported today:
    "Justice Minister Rob Nicholson declined in the Commons question period
to say if the government would co-operate with efforts to bring Schreiber to

    Karlheinz Schreiber welcomes the invitation of the Commons Ethics
Committee and is prepared to attend but how?

    And what about Mr. Mulroney, will he choose not to attend?

    Why does the Minister of Justice deny Karlheinz Schreiber, a Canadian
national, the rights granted under Article V the Extradition Treaty to German

    Why does the Minister of Justice not invoke Article V paragraph 3 of the
Extradition Treaty and inform the German Government that Canada will prosecute
Karlheinz Schreiber under Canadian law in Canada?

    Alternatively, the Minister of Justice could reject the invalid
extradition request issued in August 1999 and demand that the German
Government issue a proper request for Karlheinz Schreiber's extradition; or
inform the German Government that he will not participate in a breach of
international law and demand that the German Government respect the demands of
the Swiss Government; or inform the German Government that he requires
clarification why the public prosecutor in Augsburg has not withdrawn the
allegations against Karlheinz Schreiber following the decisions rendered by
the Bundesgerichtshof and the decision of the public prosecutor in
    There is no rush. I welcome the opportunity to speak before the Public
Inquiry and the Commons Ethics Committee.

For further information:

For further information: Karlheinz Schreiber c/o Alexander Sennecke,, Tel. (416) 410-2113, Fax. (416) 410-9423

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