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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

Roxanne James Islamophobia Race Baiting Using Omar Khadr Middle Name Ahmed

Roxanne James Islamophobic and anti-Muslim sentiment is on FULL display here in this interview. By using his middle name (as in Omar Ahmed Khadr) she is trying to incite a crowd and play dog-whistle politics. 48 more words

Canada: Justice Still Denied in Case of Omar Khadr

Amnesty Petition, July 2015

Dear Prime Minister Harper,

Omar Khadr is finally out on strict bail conditions while an appeal of his US military commission conviction is underway. 183 more words

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Omar Khadr's lawyers doubt Canadian court will uphold $134.2M judgement in lawsuit by U.S. soldiers

It’s far from certain a Canadian court will uphold a $134-million US civil judgment against Omar Khadr, a former Guantanamo detainee now out on bail, his Toronto lawyers say. 545 more words

News

U.S. judge awards $134M in lawsuit against Omar Khadr

SALT LAKE CITY – A U.S. judge has granted $134.2 million in damages to the widow of an American soldier killed in Afghanistan and another soldier partially blinded by a hand grenade in their lawsuit against former Guantanamo Bay prisoner Omar Khadr. 401 more words

Canada

The Free Omar Khadr Now legal fund campaign

At long last we are celebrating Omar’s release on bail, after 13 years of unlawful imprisonment! However, there are still legal battles ahead. The Free Omar Khadr Now campaign will continue its fight until Omar is completely free to come and go where he wants, and until he is acquitted of all… 223 more words

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