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Ottawa shoots itself in the foot in the Khadr case

There is a dramatic development in the Khadr story. A Federal Court judge ordered the government to do something about Omar Khadr, and the government has seven days to comply. Justice Zinn handed down his judgement three days ago, on July 5,…

Are there inalienable rights in Canada?

Pulat Yunusov   We in Canada like to think of ourselves as free. We also like to think we have rights. The police can’t throw us in jail for our political views. And if they do throw us in jail…

Omar Khadr case cost Ottawa $1.3 million

 Allan Woods Ottawa Bureau Michelle Shephard National Security Reporter Published On Thu Oct 29 2009 Ottawa has spent more than $1.3-million fighting against Toronto-born captive Omar Khadr, who has been held at the U.S.-run Guantanamo Bay detention centre for seven…

Omar Khadr ‘innocent’ in death of U.S. soldier

By Michelle Shephard Guantanamo detainee Omar Khadr was buried face down under rubble, blinded by shrapnel and crippled, at the time the Pentagon alleges he threw a grenade that fatally wounded a U.S. soldier, according to classified photographs and defence…