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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.
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 ...
Despite his injuries, while recovering in Bagram he was tortured by U.S. agents. In October 2002, at 16, he was transferred to Guantanamo Bay. Omar was interrogated by Canadian officials who knew he had been tortured which violated his Charter Rights. Other European countries assisted their citizens in ...
“Omar Khadr pulled the pin from a grenade and tossed it at Sgt. First Class Christopher Speer, a U.S. Army Delta Force medic, on July 27, 2002.” So wrote Peter Kent, ... 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 week ...
By the time they touched down at the U.S. base in Bagram, Bumanglag had “plugged all the holes” and kept “things viable.” But when he passed Khadr off, he didn't know if the boy would live or die. Thanks to Bumanglag's efforts Khadr did survive. But he was soon enough consigned to the new horror of ...
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, ...
While in power the Conservative government, chose to repatriate Mr. Khadr 10 years after he was incarcerated first in Bagram air base and then in Guantanamo, after many former detainees from Guantanamo had already been repatriated to their own countries. He is the first person since World War II to be ...

The Canadian 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 ... long said he was pushed into war by his father, Ahmed Said Khadr, whose family stayed with Osama bin Laden briefly when Omar Khadr was a boy.
During Omar's time at Bagram, various torture techniques were used ... Omar Khadr was transferred on the 28th of October, 2002, and arrived ...
Canadian citizen Omar Khadr was only 15 years old when he was captured in Afghanistan and subsequently tortured at the Bagram and ...
“Omar Khadr pulled the pin from a grenade and tossed it at Sgt. First Class ... From the compound he was taken to Bagram, home to the largest ...
From the long-running Omar Khadr saga, a controversy that's evoked some of the ... By the time they touched down at the U.S. base in Bagram, ...
U.S. army medic has no regrets about saving Omar Khadr's life ... Instead, as they flew toward Bagram that day in July 2002, a distress call ...
Comment: Omar Khadr was a child soldier at the time of capture, and as ... military and civilian officials at both Bagram and Guantanamo paint a ...
As much as the settlement is about Omar Khadr and what he may ... Both at Bagram in Afghanistan and at Guantanamo Bay, Khadr was ...
Omar Khadr may have won the first round in a fight over the enforcement of ... Khadr was taken first to prison at the Bagram U.S. military base in ...
Omar Khadr, the youngest detainee held at Guantanamo Bay, has undergone 19 hours of surgery in Canada for injuries sustained in Afghanistan a decade and a half ago.
That failure to see allows amnesia to cloud the still-unresolved cases of Omar Khadr and Abousfian Abdelrazik, also Canadians tortured with the complicity of their government.
That failure to see allows amnesia to cloud the still-unresolved cases of Omar Khadr and Abousfian Abdelrazik, also Canadians tortured with the complicity of their government.
(July 22, 2016 - Toronto, ON) White Pine Pictures has announced that their documentary feature, Guantanamo's Child: Omar Khadr has been nominated for an Emmy Award in the category Outstanding Coverage of a Current News Story - Long Form.
Dennis Edney has dedicated the last 15 years of his life to defending Omar Khadr in court, pro-bono, and listening to him speak out about Omar Khadr's life is an amazing experience. On one hand it's a narrative, a story of slow success in the face of ...
I think you know, as well as I do, that, in June 2007 Captain Allred and Colonel Backhouse dismissed the cases of Omar Khadr and Salim Hamdan, due to a lack of jurisdiction. They noted that the Military Commissions Act only authorized charges against ...


 

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