Today the Free Omar Khadr Now Campaign, which advocates for the legal and human rights of Omar Khadr, welcomes the decision by Judge Ross to grant Omar bail. 372 more words
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One way or another, Omar Khadr will soon be a free man. On Friday, moments after judge J.M. Ross of the Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta granted the 28-year-old Toronto native bail from an Edmonton-area jail pending appeal of his war crimes conviction in the United States, the government announced — as predictably as day follows night — that it would appeal. 735 more words
WATCH ABOVE: Omar Khadr was 15 years old when he was captured by U.S. forces in Afghanistan and convicted of killing an American soldier. Now in an Alberta prison, he’s been granted bail. 851 more words
An Alberta judge granted bail to former Guantanamo inmate Omar Khadr on Friday, saying keeping him behind bars while he appeals his American war crimes convictions would not be in the public interest. 411 more words
EDMONTON – An Alberta judge is expected to rule today on whether Omar Khadr can have bail.
The former Guantanamo Bay inmate is seeking release pending an appeal against a conviction for war crimes in the United States. 53 more words