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 13 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 7 reports

Khadr to stay at Bowden Institution until appeal

The Alberta and Federal governments have successfully argued to delay moving Omar Khadr to a provincial prison.Earlier this year, he won a court decision that would move him from Bowden Institution to a provincial one.However, both the Feds and the Provincial ... [Published CHED 630 AM - 3 hours ago]
Entities: Omar Khadr, Federal, Prison
First reported Jul 19 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 1 reports

OMAR KHADR: THE LUCKIEST MAN IN THE WORLD

Washington, DC - Canadians are now being treated to the latest episode in the long-running Omar Khadr sob story.  An Alberta appeals court has ruled (but the federal government plans to appeal) that Khadr should be transferred from a federal penitentiary ... [Published The Métropolitain - Jul 19 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 7 reports

Khadr to remain in federal prison

14:14The defence, the feds and the Alberta government agree: Omar Khadr should stay in federal prison.TweeterGet LinkMore Straight talk and hard news Videos ... [Published Sun News - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 2 reports

Khadr agrees to stay in federal prison

Omar Khadr agrees to stay in Alberta prison but won't give up youth status ... [Published Brampton Guardian - Jul 18 2014]
Entities: Omar Khadr, Prison
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 2 reports

Khadr deserves justice

Court ruling may open new avenue to freedom for Khadr — July 9Public Safety Minister Steven Blaney should really know better than to state that Omar Khadr "pleaded guilty to heinous crimes," when he should recognize that if ever a guilty plea was extracted ... [Published Waterloo Region Record - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 4 reports

Omar Khadr's war-crimes convictions stand despite legal questions - Toronto

A secret memo on CIA involvement in drone killings raised questions about Omar Khadr's war crime convictions. (Janet Hamlin/Reuters)Canada's Omar Khadr has lost his bid to have his war-crimes convictions tossed after the U.S. government argued a previously ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated Jul 13 2014 - 4 reports

Ottawa’s cruel treatment of Omar Khadr must stop

Not only does Ottawa still defend Omar Khadr’s farcical conviction at Guantanamo Bay, it also wants to see him serve an adult sentence . Luckily, the courts have more sense.On Tuesday, the Alberta Court of Appeal ruled that the eight-year sentence Khadr ... [Published Toronto Star Online - Jul 13 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 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 - Jul 11 2014]
Entities: Jail, Omar Khadr, Terrorism
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 09 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 4 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 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 02 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 3 reports

Secret memo on CIA drone killings reveals U.S. had no legal basis to charge Omar Khadr with war crimes: lawyers

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 ... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jul 03 2014]

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Khadr to stay at Bowden Institution until appeal [Published CHED 630 AM - 3 hours ago]
Omar Khadr case CBC and other media seek access... [Published Canada Standard - 4 hours ago]
Khadr Interview? [Published CBC - 6 hours ago]
Omar Khadr case: CBC and other media seek acces... [Published DailyMe.Com - 6 hours ago]
Media outlets ask for judicial review after Kha... [Published Sun News - 7 hours ago]
CBC, Star head to court to seek access to Omar ... [Published CBC - 11 hours ago]
Khadr access blocked, prompting media court cha... [Published Toronto Star Online - 13 hours ago]
OMAR KHADR: THE LUCKIEST MAN IN THE WORLD [Published The Métropolitain - Jul 19 2014]
Khadr to remain in federal prison [Published Sun News - Jul 18 2014]
Khadr to remain in federal prison [Published West Elgin Chronicle - Jul 18 2014]
Khadr agrees to stay in federal prison [Published Brampton Guardian - Jul 18 2014]
Khadr to remain in prison pending appeal [Published Canada Standard - Jul 18 2014]
Omar Khadr to stay in federal prison - Calgary [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 18 2014]
Omar Khadr agrees to stay in Alberta prison but... [Published Newstalk 1290 CJBK - Jul 18 2014]
Khadr to remain in federal prison pending appeal [Published Sun News - Jul 18 2014]
Omar Khadr to remain in federal prison in Alberta [Published Global News Canada - Jul 17 2014]
Omar Khadr to stay in federal prison in Alberta... [Published CJAD 800 - Jul 17 2014]
Khadr deserves justice [Published Waterloo Region Record - Jul 15 2014]
Omar Khadr's war-crimes convictions stand despi... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 15 2014]
Khadr stays put as Ottawa sends mixed messages ... [Published Toronto Star Online - Jul 14 2014]
Khadr loses bid to have war-crimes convictions ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 14 2014]
Khadr loses bid to have war-crimes convictions ... [Published Globe and Mail - Jul 14 2014]
NewsAlert: Murder charges pending in Calgary mi... [Published Newstalk 1290 CJBK - Jul 14 2014]
U.S. appeal court refuses to nix Khadr convicti... [Published CJAD 800 - Jul 14 2014]
Ottawa’s cruel treatment of Omar Khadr must stop [Published Toronto Star Online - Jul 13 2014]
RATTAN’S RUMBLE: Harper should leave Omar Khadr... [Published Indo-Canadian Voice - Jul 12 2014]
Another view: Spiteful move [Published Waterloo Region Record - Jul 12 2014]
Canadian Appeals Court Rules Former Guantánamo ... [Published Eurasia Review - Jul 12 2014]
July 12: This week’s Talking Point – co-operati... [Published Globe and Mail - Jul 11 2014]
Experts worry for Khadr's rehab at provincial jail [Published CNEWS - Jul 11 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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