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Omar Khadr: On Trial for Thirteen Years

This is a first-person report by citizen journalist Sandra Der from the scene of Omar Khadr’s bail hearing in Edmonton. Khadr was only 15 when the actions which led to his detention took place in Afghanistan. 1,154 more words

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And that was the Danielle Smith era
The Wildrose leader crosses the floor, loses the Tory nomination in Highwood and scuttles out the back door. 1,369 more words

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In room 317, with Omar Khadr’s Edmonton ‘family’

The tall doors of room 317 at the Law Courts creaked open and closed many times Tuesday. Two school field trips filtered through. Lawyers from other cases came and went. 527 more words

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Why Is Omar Khadr Still Imprisoned? Because They Can

Transcription of interview with Heather Marsh of Free Omar Khadr Now and Canadian Glen on January 14, 2015.

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Stuff happens, week 12: Prentice sets the stage; Smith shut down; no future in Future Shop

The story this week in Alberta is The Greatest Budget Ever Sold.

After weeks of Grim Jim Prentice telling us that the sky was falling, and it was falling on your head, his government delivered a budget that was full of cuts and tax increases. 743 more words

Q&A with Patricia Edney on Omar Khadr bail

TORONTO – Patricia Edney is the wife of Dennis Edney, lawyer to former Guantanamo Bay inmate Omar Khadr. The couple has agreed to take Khadr, 28, into their Edmonton home if he is released on bail pending his appeal of war crimes convictions in the U.S. 457 more words

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Bail decision for former Guantanamo Bay inmate Omar Khadr in hands of judge

WATCH ABOVE: Omar Khadr will have to wait to find out if an Alberta court will grant him freedom. Kendra Slugoski explains.

EDMONTON — An Edmonton judge says she needs time to decide whether a former Guantanamo Bay inmate should get bail. 242 more words

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