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Please Donate to Help Challenge Bill-24

The B.C. Civil Liberties Association lawyers and Canadian Association of Refugee Lawyers are taking the federal government to court (pro bono) to challenge Bill-24.

End Second-Class Citizenship. 108 more words

Omar Khadr

رسالة إلى عمر: A Letter to Omar

Dear Omar,

To start with, I hope you are in good health and the best of Imaan.

In reality, there are so many versions of what I am about to write and for the most part, they all revolve around the fact that you Omar, remind me of a dear friend of mine. 304 more words

Reflection

Brooklyn, Omar Khadr documentary among first wave of films announced for Calgary International Film Festival

A Oscar-buzzed period drama set in the 1950s and a documentary about Omar Khadr are among the films that will screen this year at the Calgary International Film Festival. 139 more words

Television

The Gargoyle: New Supreme Court appointee blogged on Khadr, called Trudeau 'unspeakably awful,' hoped for Harper majority

Prime Minister’s Stephen Harper’s latest appointment to the Supreme Court was a prolific blogger who regularly offered opinions on Senate reform, the federal government’s role in health care, elections law, the Omar Khadr case and other matters that could now come before him in his new role on the bench. 1,670 more words

National

Bill Kuebler, Pentagon-appointed lawyer who fought for Omar Khadr, has died at 44

U.S. Navy Lt.-Cmdr. Bill Kuebler, one of the principal Pentagon-appointed lawyers who defended Omar Khadr when the U.S. military held the Canadian on war crimes charges, called me in December to say he had joined my “club.” 1,071 more words

Politics