By Hazel Gabe, member FreeOmar Khadr Now – Committee | February 2015
Canada has “fallen into lawlessness,” says Omar Khadr’s lawyer. And we are all culpable.
At a talk at Carleton University on Feb. 4th 2015, renowned human rights lawyer Dennis Edney gave a call to action against what he described as Canada’s descent beyond the rule of law. The treatment of Omar Khadr by the Canadian government is not only about the torture and abuse of one young
Canadian – as if this were not bad enough. It is also an abuse of our collective rights – and the foundations of our society.
Omar Khadr was imprisoned in Guantanamo Bay at fifteen years old. He spent a decade in Guantanamo before facing the US Military Commission’s spurious kangaroo court process, which allowed evidence obtained…
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