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Making Meatballs with Omar Khadr

There are few Canadian figures as polarizing as Omar Khadr. If you don’t know his story, the short version is that in 2002 he was enlisted by Al-Qaeda as a child soldier. 1,697 more words

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Congratulations, Omar & Muna!

Free Omar is delighted with the news of the engagement of their dear friends Omar Khadr and Muna Abougoush. The outpouring of love from the global community is heartwarming. 109 more words

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Omar Khadr has still not received his justice

Gerald Caplan is a rare Canadian journalist who tried to hold the government accountable for their treatment of Omar during the long years of his terrible journey. 77 more words

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Omar Khadr engaged to Edmonton human rights activist

EDMONTON – One of the youngest people to ever be imprisoned in the U.S.’ notorious Guantanamo Bay prison, and the last Western citizen to be locked up there, has become engaged to an Edmonton human rights activist. 393 more words

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Former Guantanamo inmate Omar Khadr getting married

Former Guantanamo Bay inmate Omar Khadr, out on bail in Edmonton since last year, is getting married.

Postmedia News has confirmed the 29-year-old former child soldier will marry Edmonton human rights activist Muna Abougoush, a longtime supporter who wrote and visited Khadr in prison during his time in Canadian custody. 406 more words

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Our obligation to Omar Khadr

BY KATHLEEN COPPS

The federal government recently announced they would not proceed with the Conservative government’s appeal of Omar Khadr’s release on bail. There was a collective sigh of relief from those who have followed his tragic case. 760 more words

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Omar Khadr marrying Edmonton human-rights activist who helped him gain his freedom

EDMONTON — Former Guantanamo Bay inmate Omar Khadr, out on bail in Edmonton since last year, is getting married.

Postmedia News has confirmed the 29-year-old former child soldier will marry Edmonton human-rights activist Muna Abougoush, a longtime supporter who wrote and visited Khadr in prison during his time in Canadian custody. 397 more words

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