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Court records for the case of a 19-year-old Canadian man who pleaded guilty to terrorism charges were unsealed after he asked a judge, in a handwritten letter, to allow him to hire the former counsel for Omar Khadr. The note was among documents released last week that shed light on why the file on the ...

Lawyers for Omar Khadr seek to have a lawsuit filed by Tabitha Speer, the widow of a soldier killed in Afghanistan in 2002, dismissed because they ... for $134.1 million (U.S.) “would never have existed but for the unlawful detention, abuse, torture, and other mistreatment of (Khadr) in Bagram and GTMO.”.
... Corps Magazine in a discussion about Omar Khadr. Is Khadr a terrorist or a victim? In a recent blog posting, Taylor calls him a victim. The details of Mr. Khadr's life include his battlefield engagement with U.S. forces and the extraordinary efforts that saved his life, only to ensure he was taken to Bagram Air ...
Omar Khadr has spent nearly half of his life in prison and only recently received an apology and settlement payment from the Government of Canada. Passport photo courtesy of ... From the compound he was taken to Bagram, home to the largest U.S. military base in Afghanistan. He lay there in a coma for a ...
Omar Khadr, born in September 1986 in Toronto, spent several months recovering from his wounds at Bagram, where, from the moment he was conscious and able to speak, he was interrogated by the Americans. A few months later, in October 2002, he was transferred to Guantanamo Bay. He had just ...
First, and most seriously, Omar Khadr was subjected to torture, and cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment, in violation of the Geneva Conventions of 1949 and the United Nations Convention Against Torture. Both at Bagram in Afghanistan and at Guantanamo Bay, Khadr was subjected to a number of the ...
Omar Khadr may have won the first round in a fight over the enforcement of a $134-million US judgment against him, but his legal ordeal could stretch on ... Khadr was taken first to prison at the Bagram U.S. military base in Afghanistan and then to the prison at the Guantanamo Bay U.S. naval base in Cuba, ...
An Ontario Superior Court judge has rejected a bid to freeze Omar Khadr's assets, saying there's "no actual evidence" he might fritter away settlement ... Khadr was taken first to prison at the Bagram U.S. military base in Afghanistan and then to the prison at the Guantanamo Bay U.S. naval base in Cuba and ...
Amnesty International warned our government of the potential for human rights abuses when Khadr was first detained at Bagram in 2002. However, instead of demanding that he be ... Each time all nine justices ruled unanimously in Omar Khadr's favour. But the government maintained its entrenched ...
Canada will apologise and pay the youngest ever Guantanamo detainee, Omar Khadr, CA$10.5 million (US$8mn) for being interrogated under “oppressive ... Omar Khadr was 15 when he was sent to Guantanamo on suspicion of throwing a grenade at a US soldier in Afghanistan, killing him in the process.


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