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Dennis Edney: The Rule of Law and the Politics of Fear

 Paul S. Graham Winnipeg, June 19, 2015: Dennis Edney, lawyer for Omar Khadr, spoke at the Broadway Disciples United Church. His talk was entitled The Rule of Law and the Politics of Fear. The evening was sponsored by: Manitoba Association … Lees verder

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The Omar Khadr case | The worst thing is that we bequeath this legacy to our children

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By Hazel Gabe, member FreeOmar Khadr Now – Committee | February 2015 also read: Omar Khadr, The Inconvenient Truth, by John Osborn, Dean of Cartleton University Canada has “fallen into lawlessness,” says Omar Khadr’s lawyer.…

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New Year’s Greetings from Omar Khadr

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Dear friends and supporters, From his cell in Bowden institution Omar sends his sincere gratitude to you for your unwavering support for him. He specifically asked us to pass his heartfelt New Year’s greetings to you…

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Canadian Human Rights on Trial: the Case of Omar Khadr

Winnipeg, September 19, 2014: Renowned human rights lawyer Dennis Edney spoke at a dinner held in Winnipeg to recognize his decade-long service on behalf of Omar Khadr. In 2002, Khadr, then 15 years old, was taken into custody in Afghanistan … Lees verder

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Omar Khadr and the Validity of Guantanamo Military Commissions

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By Aisha Maniar | August 31, 2014 Omar Khadr’s appeal case against his conviction by a Guantánamo Bay military commission has been the subject of court action in the U.S., both directly and indirectly, in recent…

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The Trials of Omar Khadr

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By Aisha Maniar, Truthout | July 26, 2014 On July 27, 2002, 15-year old Canadian Omar Khadr was captured by the United States following a battle between American soldiers and local militias in Afghanistan. He was…

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Every Canadian Deserves Justice. Even Omar Khadr

Free Omar Khadr Now Campaign Toronto Jul 10, 2014 — Globe and Mail Editorial Jul. 09 2014 Omar Khadr is often referred to as a convicted war criminal and murderer. In a sense, he is: In 2010, he pleaded guilty to … Lees verder

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