Omar Khadr Guantanamo

Khadr Loses Bid To Have War-Crimes Convictions Tossed

CP | Colin Perkel, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.14.2014 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Canada's Omar Khadr has lost his bid to have his war-crimes convictions tossed after the U.S. government argued a previously secret memo tha...

No Legal Basis To Charge Khadr With War Crimes: Secret U.S. Memo

CP | Colin Perkel, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.02.2014 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - A previously secret memo on CIA involvement in drone killings is casting new doubt on whether the American government had any legal basis to...

Khadr Fights For Youth Sentence

CP | Colin Perkel, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.29.2014 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Former Guantanamo Bay detainee Omar Khadr turns to Alberta's top court Wednesday in hopes of having his eight-year prison term recognized as...

Khadr Headed To Medium-Security Prison: Lawyer

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.19.2014 | Canada Politics

EDMONTON - The lawyer for former Guantanamo Bay inmate Omar Khadr says his client is to be transferred to a federal medium-security prison in central ...

Khadr Lawyers Want Lawsuit Expanded

CP | Colin Perkel, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.17.2014 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Former Guantanamo Bay prisoner Omar Khadr deserves another chance to widen his civil lawsuit against the federal government but his lawyers ...

Khadr Appeal Hits 'Troubling' Snag

CP | Colin Perkel, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - An American military court has thrown a wrench into an attempt by former Guantanamo Bay prisoner Omar Khadr to appeal his war-crimes convict...

Khadr's Lawyers Challenge Adult Prison Detention

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.23.2013 | Canada Politics

EDMONTON - An Edmonton judge deciding if former Guantanamo Bay inmate Omar Khadr should be transferred from a federal prison says his ruling will come...

Khadr Unfairly Branded Maximum Security Inmate: Ombudsman

CP | Colin Perkel, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.18.2013 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Prison authorities ignored favourable information in unfairly branding former Guantanamo Bay prisoner Omar Khadr as a maximum security inmat...

Khadr Interview Nixed After 'Overt Political Interference'

CP | Colin Perkel, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.28.2013 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - A federal cabinet minister rejected a request for a prison interview with former Guantanamo Bay detainee Omar Khadr even though the warden g...

What The Government Got Wrong About Khadr

CP | Colin Perkel, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.18.2013 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - The federal government's file on Omar Khadr contains faulty information based on a memo prepared by a senior policy analyst for Public Safet...

New Twist In Khadr Case

CP | Colin Perkel, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.24.2013 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Omar Khadr's two Canadian lawyers have stepped down as his counsel after the former Guantanamo Bay inmate turned again to a man who spent ye...

If Detained Abroad, Would Canada Defend You?

Irwin Cotler | Posted 12.18.2012 | Canada Politics
Irwin Cotler

The recent repatriation of Omar Khadr has demonstrated yet again that serious concerns remain about Canada's approach when its citizens are detained abroad. The rights of too many Canadians have been or continue to be violated in foreign countries, and Canadian governments have regrettably been inconsistent defenders of those rights. The Conservative record on Canadians detained abroad is deeply troubling, and it constitutes the aggravation of a problem that has existed for too long, under Liberal governments as well.

Doubts Cast On Khadr's Convictions

CP | Colin Perkel, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.17.2012 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - A new American court ruling in favour of Osama bin Laden's driver has cast a shadow on the validity of Omar Khadr's war crimes convictions, ...

What's Next For Khadr?

CBC | Posted 11.30.2012 | Canada Politics

Omar Khadr spent a second day at the Millhaven federal penitentiary on Sunday under a 23-hour-a-day lockdown with a member of his legal team accusing ...

When Can Khadr Get Parole?

CBC | Posted 11.29.2012 | Canada Politics

Omar Khadr, a 26-year-old Canadian, is currently being held at Millhaven Institution, a maximum security prison in eastern Ontario after U.S. authorit...

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...

Timeline Of Khadr's Legal Odyssey

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.29.2012 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - 1975: Egypt-born Ahmed Said Khadr migrates to Canada, meets and marries Maha Elsamnah.1985: Ahmen Said Khadr moves to Pakistan at the height...

The Twitter History Of Tories' Omar Khadr Denial

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 09.29.2012 | Canada Politics

Omar Khadr has returned to Canada, Public Safety Minister Vic Toews confirmed Saturday morning. Khadr arrived at CFB Trenton at 7:40 EST and autho...

Omar Khadr Repatriated

CP | Colin Perkel, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.29.2012 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - A decade after 15-year-old Omar Khadr was pulled near death from the rubble of a bombed-out compound in Afghanistan, the Canadian citizen se...

Althia Raj

Bring Khadr Home Now, Lawyer Tells Tories

HuffingtonPost.com | Althia Raj | Posted 11.13.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA -- Omar Khadr's lawyer says his client shouldn't have to languish in a Guantanamo prison camp for a few more months before returning to Canada....

Canada Blames U.S. For Khadr Transfer Delay

CP | Colin Perkel, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.12.2012 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - New court documents show the Canadian government is defending itself against allegations it is deliberately dragging its feet in allowing Om...

TWITTER REACTS: Omar Khadr Returning To Canada

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 11.12.2012 | Canada Politics

The fight to bring Omar Khadr back to Canada is ending, but the debate about whether that's in Canada's best interests is still raging. When Huffin...

Will Toews Finally Make A Decision On Khadr?

CP | Colin Perkel, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.05.2012 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - American military authorities have given the Canadian government the videotapes and documents it wanted related to Guantanamo Bay detainee O...

U.S. Setting Khadr (Tapes) Free

CP | Colin Perkel, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.13.2012 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - American authorities are expected to hand videotapes of Omar Khadr to the Canadian government this week now that the head of the military co...

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...