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The Omar Khadr Case Rattles Canada

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The Omar Khadr Case Rattles Canada

Convicted murderer Omar Khadr is laughing all the way to the bank. Or so it would seem. Khadr, a Canadian citizen born in Toronto, hit the jackpot after Canada’s prime minister, Justin Trudeau, decided to settle a $20 million lawsuit the Arab Canadian had filed against the federal ¬†government in 2013 for having breached his […]

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Guantanamo’s Child

Filed in Arts by on September 5, 2015 0 Comments
Guantanamo’s Child

Terrorist or child soldier? That’s the question Patrick Reed and Michelle Shepard implicitly pose with respect to Omar Khadr in their 80-minute documentary, Guantanamo’s Child, which will have its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival later this month. Khadr, the first juvenile ever tried for war crimes, is an Arab Canadian of Egyptian […]

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