Omar Khadr

Type: Person
Name: Omar Khadr
Date of Birth: 19/09/1986
Place of Birth: Toronto, Canada
Nationality: Pakistan
Fact Sheet: Biography for Omar Khadr
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 2 reports

Another view: Spiteful move

An excerpt from a Toronto Star editorial:Omar Khadr has spent nearly half his life in prison. He should have been freed years ago. Yet Prime Minister Stephen Harper's spiteful government seems bent on making sure he stays behind bars.He's in a Canadian ... [Published Waterloo Region Record - 2 hours ago]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated 13 hours ago - 3 reports

Experts worry for Khadr's rehab at provincial jail

Terrorism experts say moving convicted terrorist Omar Khadr from a federal prison to a provincial jail could seriously hamper efforts to de-radicalize him. ... [Published CNEWS - 13 hours ago]
Entities: Jail, Omar Khadr, Terrorism
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 2 reports

Transferring a terrorist

A warden at Edmonton's federal jail says it's too risky to transfer terrorist Omar Khadr to a provincial jail. ... [Published Sarnia Observer - 18 hours ago]
Entities: Terrorists, Omar Khadr, Jail
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Today’s letters: The ‘eternal debate’ over Israel rages on

Re: In Jerusalem, The Destroying Begins , Clifford D. May, July 10. The fact that rioting Palestinians destroyed a light-rail system that served their community is no surprise. When Israel withdrew from the Gaza Strip, it left behind a network of ... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 2 reports

On side with Guantanamo

Re: Ottawa set to challenge Khadr’s transfer ruling, July 9Ottawa set to challenge Khadr’s transfer ruling, July 9I find it quite disturbing that Canada, a country that prides itself on its Charter of Rights and Freedoms, should have a prime minister ... [Published Toronto Star Online - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 3 reports

Khadr should be compensated for lost years

Secret U.S. memo suggests no legal basis to charge Omar Khadr with war crimes (thespec.com, July 2)Given that there was likely no legal basis for the United States to prosecute Omar Khadr for war crimes (notwithstanding the fact that he was tortured and ... [Published Hamilton Spectator - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Wednesday, July 9

Hour 1 opens with Dr. Annalee Coakley , with the Mosaic Refugee Health Clinic in Calgary discussing the Federal cuts to refugee health care. Next, Mike Allen , MLA for Fort McMurray-Wood Buffalo talks about being welcomed back to the PC Party, after spending ... [Published CHED 630 AM - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Court sends Khadr to provincial jail

Former Gitmo detainee Omar Khadr is heading to a provincial jail after winning a court appeal. ... [Published Pelham News.ca - Jul 09 2014]
Entities: Omar Khadr, Jail, Detainee
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 25 reports

Canada appeals court rules Khadr must be transferred from federal prison

[JURIST] The Alberta Court of Appeals [official website] ruled [text] Tuesday in favor of former Guantanamo Bay inmate Omar Khadr [BBC profile; JURIST news archive], ordering that he be transferred from a federal penitentiary to a provincial correctional ... [Published ACQ Magazine - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Public hearings into proposed prostitution legislation into 3rd day

Tom Mulcair's tour of Manitoba flood zone vetoed by defence ministerStephen Harper under pressure to fill Senate vacancies read commentsProstitution laws: 7 voices from the field read commentsSaskatchewan, N.B. join 'nation-building' co-operative ... [Published CKWS Kingston News - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

EDMONTON, Alberta: Ex-Guantánamo inmate gets Canada prison transfer - Guantánamo

EDMONTON, Alberta -- Alberta’s top court has granted an application by former Guantánamo Bay detainee Omar Khadr to be transferred to a provincial jail from a federal medium-security prison in the western Canadian province.The Appeal Court has ruled the ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Ex-Guantanamo Inmate Gets Canada Prison Transfer

Alberta's top court has granted an application by former Guantanamo Bay detainee Omar Khadr to be transferred to a provincial jail from a federal medium-security prison in the western Canadian province. The Appeal Court has ruled the 27-year-old should ... [Published Austin American Statesman - Jul 08 2014]

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Another view: Spiteful move [Published Waterloo Region Record - 2 hours ago]
Canadian Appeals Court Rules Former Guantánamo ... [Published Eurasia Review - 7 hours ago]
July 12: This week’s Talking Point – co-operati... [Published Globe and Mail - 12 hours ago]
Experts worry for Khadr's rehab at provincial jail [Published CNEWS - 13 hours ago]
Terrorism experts worry for Khadr's rehab at pr... [Published Sun News - 14 hours ago]
Transferring a terrorist [Published Sarnia Observer - 18 hours ago]
Transferring a terrorist [Published Sun News - 20 hours ago]
Today’s letters: The ‘eternal debate’ over Isra... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Jul 11 2014]
On side with Guantanamo [Published Toronto Star Online - Jul 11 2014]
Transfer to provincial jail would hinder Khadr'... [Published CNEWS - Jul 10 2014]
Dispatches from the Conservative government’s b... [Published Toronto Star Online - Jul 10 2014]
Ottawa’s spiteful treatment of Omar Khadr is a ... [Published Toronto Star Online - Jul 10 2014]
Khadr should be compensated for lost years [Published Hamilton Spectator - Jul 10 2014]
Chris Selley: Making Omar Khadr a millionaire [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Jul 10 2014]
Every Canadian deserves justice. Even Omar Khadr [Published Globe and Mail - Jul 10 2014]
Wednesday, July 9 [Published CHED 630 AM - Jul 09 2014]
One small step toward justice for Omar Khadr [Published Globe and Mail - Jul 09 2014]
Court sends Khadr to provincial jail [Published Pelham News.ca - Jul 09 2014]
Canada appeals court rules Khadr must be transf... [Published ACQ Magazine - Jul 09 2014]
Public hearings into proposed prostitution legi... [Published CKWS Kingston News - Jul 09 2014]
Court sends Khadr to provincial jail [Published Sun News - Jul 09 2014]
Ottawa will appeal Omar Khadr ruling [Published Radio Canada International - Jul 09 2014]
In the Khadr case, politics can’t be allowed to... [Published Globe and Mail - Jul 09 2014]
Tories accused of ‘pandering to politics’ as th... [Published Yahoo! Canada - Jul 09 2014]
EDMONTON, Alberta: Ex-Guantánamo inmate gets Ca... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 09 2014]
Harper has ignored Omar Khadr’s rights [Published Toronto Star Online - Jul 08 2014]
Ottawa to appeal ruling on Omar Khadr prison tr... [Published CBC - Jul 08 2014]
Omar Khadr fights to move [Published Sun News - Jul 08 2014]
Omar Khadr wins at Alberta Appeal Court [Published Niagara This Week - Jul 08 2014]
Transfer Omar Khadr to Alberta provincial jail,... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 08 2014]
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Today’s letters: The ‘eternal debate’ over Isra... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Jul 11 2014]
Re: In Jerusalem, The Destroying Begins , Clifford D. May, July 10. The fact that rioting Palestinians destroyed a light-rail system that served their community is no surprise. When Israel withdrew from the Gaza Strip, it left behind a network of ...
Chris Selley: Making Omar Khadr a millionaire [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Jul 10 2014]
In the pantheon of Conservative government legal setbacks — or campaign opportunities, if you prefer — the Alberta Court of Appeal’s ruling in Khadr vs. Edmonton Institution is nowhere near the most compelling: In a headache-inducing 34-page decision, ...
Omar Khadr should have been serving youth sente... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jul 08 2014]
EDMONTON — Alberta’s top court has granted an application by former Guantanamo Bay detainee Omar Khadr to be transferred to a provincial jail. The Appeal Court has ruled the 27-year-old should be serving a youth sentence in Canada. “We have concluded ...
Lawyer who defended a Khadr and challenged Nado... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jul 05 2014]
Rocco Galati started his career as a tax litigator for the Department of Justice, but soon decided to switch sides: He devoted himself, he says, to “cases against the government.” “You need a lawyer when the government’s after you. Private disputes ...
Secret memo on CIA drone killings reveals U.S. ... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jul 03 2014]
A previously secret memo on CIA involvement in drone killings is casting new doubt on whether the American government had any legal basis to prosecute Canada’s Omar Khadr for war crimes. In fact, Khadr’s lawyers argue in new filings to the U.S. Court ...
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