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Appeal for Omar Khadr

An appeal from the mother of Omar Khadr.

APPEAL: OMAR KHADR

Yesterday speaking with his mother, she appealed to me to ask others to pray for her son, Omar. 301 more words

Islam

U.S. ruling on David Hicks may be shot in arm for Omar Khadr

TORONTO – A ruling quashing the U.S. military commission conviction of an Australian man could be a boost to Canada’s Omar Khadr, who is fighting to have an appeal of his war-crimes convictions heard, his lawyer said Wednesday. 481 more words

Canada

Through Mud and Rubble: Canada, Israel and the Question of Decency

An edited version of this piece appeared on The Electronic Intifada on 11th February.

The announcement that John Baird is to stand down as Canadian Foreign Minister came about a year too late for Gaza. 1,685 more words

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Ban on media interview with Omar Khadr not political, Federal Court rules

TORONTO — Media fighting for access to Omar Khadr have failed to show a prison-interview ban was politically motivated and violated their constitutional rights, a Federal Court judge has ruled. 483 more words

News

Omar Khadr interview ban not political, judge says

TORONTO – Media fighting for access to Omar Khadr have failed to show a prison-interview ban was politically motivated and violated their constitutional rights, a Federal Court judge has ruled. 461 more words

Canada

Allow Omar Khadr interview, court urged

TORONTO – The public has a right to know as much as possible about Omar Khadr before he is released from prison, especially since the federal government has repeatedly branded him an unrepentant terrorist, Federal Court heard Monday. 466 more words

Canada

Federal court to review denied media access to Omar Khadr

A federal court is reviewing the constitutionality of Correctional Service Canada’s refusal to grant the media access to former Guantanamo Bay inmate Omar Khadr.

On Monday, the court will hear a challenge launched by the Toronto Star, the CBC and White Pine Pictures that argues denying interviews with Khadr amounts to a constitutional breach of the public’s right to know. 448 more words

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