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Harper government trying to stop Omar Khadr from release on bail

Ottawa - The Harper government is trying to stop the release of Omar Khadr on bail after a judge decided to grant bail to the 28-year-old who has been incarcerated since he was 15.

Op-Ed: B.C. activist leaves Omar Khadr $700 in his will

Kingston - Jack Hallam, an 84 year old retired zoologist, has left Khadr $700 dollars to help pay for his education and because he thought that Khadr had been treated badly both by the U.S. and Canadian government.

Omar Khadr is back home in Canada: Update

Omar Khadr is back in Canada from the US military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, to finish serving out his prison term on home soil.

Is Omar Khadr heading home to Canada from Guantanamo Bay?

There are conflicting reports about whether Omar Khadr, the youngest detainee at Guantanamo Bay, could be headed home to Canada to finish serving out his sentence.

Op-Ed: O' Khadr, some of us still remember you

Ottawa - Omar Khadr, convicted as a child and trialed as a murderer, is he forgotten today to the people of his home and native land?

UN calls for immediate release of Omar Khadr

On Wednesday Radhika Coomaraswamy, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s Special Representative for Children and Armed Conflict called for Omar Khadr to be released into Canadian custody.

Canada appealing ruling to repatriate Omar Khadr - again

Omar Khadr may have won his case to be released from from Guantanamo Bay and be brought back to Canada, but he is still not back in Canada. The Canadian government announced this morning that it will appeal the decision again.

'Bring Omar Khadr Home' Rally Held in Toronto Special

On Tuesday afternoon, a small group of dedicated individuals rallied in central Toronto and demanded that the Canadian government repatriate imprisoned Guantanamo Bay detainee Omar Khadr.

Op-Ed: Bringing Omar Khadr to Canada

Omar Khadr is set to appear in a Guantanamo Bay courtroom today. Yet, the fact that Omar Khadr has not been returned to Canada is a tragedy for the protection of our citizens and youth and a travesty of international law.

Omar Khadr to appear in Guantanamo Bay courtroom on Monday

After eight years of delays Omar Khadr will appear in a Guantanamo Bay courtroom on Monday charged with participating in war crimes when he was just 15, making him the youngest person to be held in Guantanamo Bay's detention camps.

Stop Khadr trial, Urges Rights group to Obama

Human rights group Juvenile Law Center has urged US President-elect Mr. Barack Obama to stop the war-crimes trial against Omar Khadr, a Canadian resident.

Case Study: Child soldier, Omar Khadr - Were Rights Violated?

Have the basic rights of Omar Khadr been violated while he has been detained at Guantanamo Bay? Should he have been treated as a child soldier or as an adult by the rules of the International Red Cross.

Breaking News: Military Judge Dismisses Charges For Omar Khadr

The young Canadian that has been at Guantanamo since he was 15 had the charges dropped today by the United States military. Omar Khadr has been in the detention centre since he was 15.

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Canada’s Shameful Scapegoating of Omar Khadr
Canada’s Shameful Scapegoating of Omar Khadr
Andy Worthington
Omar Khadr is shown in an undated handout photo from the Bowden Institution in Innisfail  Alta.
Omar Khadr is shown in an undated handout photo from the Bowden Institution in Innisfail, Alta.
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Omar Khadr  15years old  lying severely wounded  shot twice  and under the rubble of a destroyed Afg...
Omar Khadr, 15years old, lying severely wounded, shot twice, and under the rubble of a destroyed Afghani house.
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Omar Khadr
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