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The Trials of Omar Khadr

By Aisha Maniar, Truthout | July 26, 2014

On July 27, 2002, 15-year old Canadian Omar Khadr was captured by the United States following a battle between American soldiers and local militias in Afghanistan. 1,210 more words

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The Trials of Alleged Tween Terrorist Omar Khadr of Canada

This is absolutely disgraceful how these powerful countries treat children, but we know the politicos behind them have no soul left.

The Trials of Alleged Tween Terrorist Omar Khadr of Canada… 1,278 more words

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Omar Khadr lawyers threatened for document release

TORONTO – A U.S. military commission court is threatening to strip the security clearance from Omar Khadr’s Pentagon-appointed lawyers as part of what they call an unconstitutional attempt to keep the public in the dark about the Canadian’s fight for exoneration. 524 more words

Canada

Full Pundit: Conservative foreign policy is the new normal

Liberal, Tory, same old foreign policy story
The Globe and Mail‘s John Ibbitson argues “there is not a sliver of daylight” between the Liberal and Conservative approaches” on Russia and Gaza, despite Justin Trudeau’s stated belief in a more dialogue-oriented foreign policy. 737 more words

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Let journalists question Omar Khadr

Freedom of expression means more than just being able to speak or write. It means the freedom to conduct legitimate research by interviewing willing sources. It means journalists can investigate without having government put barriers in their way. 398 more words

Politics

Omar Khadr agrees to stay in federal prison

EDMONTON – Omar Khadr has agreed to remain in a federal prison — for now.

Lawyers for the former Guantanamo Bay detainee consented Thursday to a stay of a recent decision by the Alberta Court of Appeal that ordered he be transferred to a provincial jail. 507 more words

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