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 Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Let Omar Khadr speak

Re: Why can’t Star interview Omar Khadr? Public Editor Aug. 9Why can’t Star interview Omar Khadr? Public Editor Aug. 9I agree with Kathy English; let Mr. Khadr speak. I am in the camp that has little sympathy for Mr. Khadr as an unrepentant member of ... [Published Toronto Star Online - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

Why can’t Star interview Omar Khadr?: Public Editor

Guantanamo’s child is all grown up now, a man imprisoned since the age of 15 and prepared to tell his own story.But, as the Star’s Michelle Shephard reported recently , Canadian prison officials have refused to let her interview Guantanamo detainee Omar ... [Published Toronto Star Online - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

Canada: Media should be allowed to interview ex-Guantanamo detainee Omar Khadr

Canadian Journalists for Free Expression (CJFE) believes that media should be granted permission to speak with Omar Khadr.For over two years, media requests to interview Khadr have consistently been denied by Correctional Service Canada. On July 22, 2014, ... [Published Ifex - Aug 08 2014]
Entities: Omar Khadr, Detainee, Canada
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 2 reports

Pot playboy Jimmy Cournoyer willing to accept stiffer U.S. sentence if guaranteed a transfer to Canadian prison

National Post Friday 8th August, 2014Quebec's billion-dollar marquis of marijuana is volunteering for a stiffer drug trafficking sentence in the United States -- provided Ottawa guarantees him an inmate transfer to Canada, just as it did for Guantanamo ... [Published Canada Standard - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

Omar Khadr's untold story

International New York Times08-05-2014 Type: NewsThe Canadian press should be allowed to interview the former Guantanamo detainee.The Canadian government has denied a request from a Toronto newspaper to conduct an on-camera interview with a former child ... [Published HighBeam Research - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Aug 02 2014 - Updated Aug 02 2014 - 1 reports

Ottawa should let Omar Khadr speak

This is an edited version of an editorial in the Edmonton Journal last week:Canadians have been fed a steady diet of second-hand information about former Guantanamo Bay detainee Omar Khadr for years.His story deserves a recap, for all who have forgotten ... [Published Toronto Star Online - Aug 02 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 3 reports

Columnist: Khadr a 'good kid'

Did a Globe and Mail columnist forget that Omar Khadr is a convicted terrorist? ... [Published Nipawin Journal - Jul 31 2014]
Entities: Omar Khadr, Terrorists
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 2 reports

Omar Khadr’s lawyer rips federal government

@*@ SingleOmar Khadr as he looked in in an Edmonton courtroom, Sept. 23, 2013 in an artist's sketch.Photo Credit: Canadian Press / Amanda McRoberts By Terry Haig | english@rcinet.caWednesday 30 July, 2014 ,No Comments ↓Omar Khadr’s defence attorney says ... [Published Radio Canada International - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Battle to move Khadr from Bowden heading to Supreme Court

01:03 pm |BY PAUL EVERESTPhoto courtesy of the Free Omar Khadr Now CampaignOmar Khadr is currently incarcerated at the Bowden Institution. CLICK ON PHOTO FOR LARGER IMAGEview all photos (-count-)Whether or not the Bowden Institution's most infamous resident ... [Published Olds Albertan - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

July 25: Omar Khadr’s words – and other letters to the editor

Re Let Him Speak (editorial, July 24): In a vibrant democracy, the public and the media are free to negotiate their arrangements with each other. If the Harper government successfully intervenes in this relationship to block Omar Khadr’s access to reporters, ... [Published Globe and Mail - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Let Khadr speak to Canadians

It is time for the Canadian government and Canadian prison officials to let Omar Khadr speak to the people of this country.While the 27-year-old Canadian citizen, who was convicted of murder by an American military court, is securely imprisoned in Alberta, ... [Published Waterloo Region Record - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 2 reports

Let Omar Khadr speak - The Globe and Mail

Over the past decade and a half, a lot of people have had their say on the case of Omar Khadr. The one person we haven’t heard from is Mr. Khadr himself. And the Conservative government is fighting to keep it that way.Mr. Khadr spent a decade in American ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 24 2014]

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Councillors consider legal action against accus... [Published Metro Canada - Aug 21 2014]
Let Omar Khadr speak [Published Toronto Star Online - Aug 15 2014]
Depression: Gazing Into the Abyss with Robin Wi... [Published TheTyee.ca - Aug 12 2014]
The global rule of law is under fire [Published Globe and Mail - Aug 09 2014]
Why can’t Star interview Omar Khadr?: Public Ed... [Published Toronto Star Online - Aug 08 2014]
Hypocrisy starts at home [Published Toronto Star Online - Aug 08 2014]
Canada: Media should be allowed to interview ex... [Published Ifex - Aug 08 2014]
Pot playboy Jimmy Cournoyer willing to accept s... [Published Canada Standard - Aug 08 2014]
Aug. 8: Canadians. Full stop – and other letter... [Published Globe and Mail - Aug 08 2014]
Pot playboy Jimmy Cournoyer willing to accept s... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Aug 08 2014]
Full Pundit: Alison Redford, ladies and gentlemen! [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Aug 06 2014]
Omar Khadr's untold story [Published HighBeam Research - Aug 05 2014]
Want to join rebel armies in foreign wars? In C... [Published CBC Hamilton - Aug 05 2014]
Why Ebola is hitting Africa hard [Published BBC - Aug 05 2014]
Aug. 2: This week’s Talking Point – CBC ‘light ... [Published Globe and Mail - Aug 02 2014]
Ottawa should let Omar Khadr speak [Published Toronto Star Online - Aug 02 2014]
Halifax woman contacts police over apparent bre... [Published Metro Canada - Aug 01 2014]
Columnist: Khadr a 'good kid' [Published Nipawin Journal - Jul 31 2014]
Full Pundit: Is this as bad as it gets for Alis... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Jul 31 2014]
Columnist: Khadr a 'good kid' [Published Sun News - Jul 31 2014]
Omar Khadr is a ‘good kid’ – not a bogeyman [Published Globe and Mail - Jul 31 2014]
Family keeps hope alive for son, daughter-in-la... [Published South Africa Genration Next - Jul 31 2014]
Omar Khadr’s lawyer rips federal government [Published Radio Canada International - Jul 30 2014]
Latest to Fall under Harper's Muzzle: Omar Khadr [Published TheTyee.ca - Jul 30 2014]
Battle to move Khadr from Bowden heading to Sup... [Published Olds Albertan - Jul 29 2014]
Who was behind downing of Flight MH17? [Published Toronto Star Online - Jul 26 2014]
The Conservatives are a ‘cruel and unusual’ gov... [Published Globe and Mail - Jul 25 2014]
July 25: Omar Khadr’s words – and other letters... [Published Globe and Mail - Jul 25 2014]
Full Pundit: Conservative foreign policy is the... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Jul 24 2014]
Poland ordered to pay damages to suspected terr... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jul 24 2014]
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Pot playboy Jimmy Cournoyer willing to accept s... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Aug 08 2014]
Quebec’s billion-dollar marquis of marijuana is volunteering for a stiffer drug trafficking sentence in the United States — provided Ottawa guarantees him an inmate transfer to Canada, just as it did for Guantanamo detainee Omar Khadr. Jimmy Cournoyer, ...
Full Pundit: Alison Redford, ladies and gentlemen! [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Aug 06 2014]
She’s finally gone At long last, the saga is at an end. In an op-ed published in the Calgary Herald and Edmonton Journal, Alison Redford announces her resignation as MLA for Calgary-Elbow. She is largely unapologetic for… well, for all of it, ...
Full Pundit: Is this as bad as it gets for Alis... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Jul 31 2014]
You can’t argue with sunlight You can complain about the execution and the paternalistic rhetoric all you like, says the Edmonton Journal‘s Paula Simons , but it’s tough to fault the unfolding outcome of the First Nations Financial Transparency ...
Full Pundit: Conservative foreign policy is the... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Jul 24 2014]
Liberal, Tory, same old foreign policy story The Globe and Mail‘s John Ibbitson argues “there is not a sliver of daylight” between the Liberal and Conservative approaches” on Russia and Gaza, despite Justin Trudeau’s stated belief in a more dialogue-oriented ...
Poland ordered to pay damages to suspected terr... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jul 24 2014]
WARSAW, Poland — Europe’s top human rights court ruled Thursday that Poland violated the rights of two terror suspects by allowing the CIA to secretly imprison them on Polish soil from 2002-2003 and facilitating the conditions under which they were subject ...
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