Omar Khadr's Case A Black Stamp On Canada's Human Rights Record

Monia Mazigh | Posted 04.12.2017 | Canada Politics
Monia Mazigh

Internationally, Canada is portraying itself as an open country, accepting refugees from war ravaged countries like Syria. However, amidst this atmosphere, there is a dark cloud that keeps the rays of the sun from reaching everyone.It is time for the Canadian government to act swiftly and let the sun shine on Omar Khadr's life.

Ex-Gitmo Inmate Stopped From Boarding Flight To Montreal

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 06.11.2016 | Canada

Mourad Benchellali, who addresses youth groups in Europe in a bid to dissuade them from joining the Islamic State or other groups waging holy war in Syria and Iraq, was not allowed to board the Air Transat flight from Lyon to Montreal.

Omar Khadr Asks Canadians To Give Him A Chance

CP | Colin Perkel, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.07.2016 | Canada Politics

EDMONTON - Omar Khadr arrived at his new home Thursday after almost 13 years behind bars — four of them as a convicted war criminal — and asked Ca...

U.S. Tortured Suspects For Nothing: Report

CP | Bradley Klapper And Ken Dilanian, The Associated Press | Posted 02.08.2015 | Canada

WASHINGTON - The United States brutalized scores of terror suspects with interrogation tactics that turned secret CIA prisons into chambers of sufferi...

Vic Toews, U.S. Defense Department Release Statements On Omar Khadr

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 09.29.2012 | Canada Politics

Omar Khadr has been brought from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba back to Canada and is being held at Millhaven prison in Ontario, Public Safety Minister Vic Toew...

Omar Khadr Called 'Manipulative' In Report

CP | Colin Perkel, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.25.2012 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Guantanamo Bay detainee Omar Khadr tends to blame others for his problems and comes across as defensive and manipulative, a military psychol...

'A Peaceful, Thoughtful And Considerate Man'

CP | Colin Perkel, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.23.2012 | Canada Politics

TORONTO _ Guantanamo Bay prisoner Omar Khadr said he foresaw no problem living as a devout Muslim in Canada even though most Canadians hold different ...

Canada Broke Its Side Of The Khadr Deal: Lawyers

CBC | Posted 08.21.2012 | Canada Politics

Omar Khadr's Canadian and American lawyers are calling on the Conservative government to live up to its agreement with the United States and approve h...

Guantanamo Detainee Turned Activist Denied Entry To Canada

CBC | Posted 12.12.2011 | Canada Politics

British activist Moazzam Begg jokes that he’s just become the first former Guantanamo Bay detainee to set foot on North American soil – even if it...