US Still Seeks Jail for 'Fighter' Captured at 15 in Afghanistan

Lindorff, Dave

Publisher:  CounterPunch
Date Written:  12/05/2015
Year Published:  2015  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX17773

The good news is that a judge in Canada has had the courage and good sense to uphold the release from jail on bail of Omar Khadr, a native of Canada who was captured as a child soldier at the age of 15 in Afghanistan by US forces back in 2002.The bad news is that Khadr, who spent 13 years in captivity, most of them in America's Guantanamo hellhole, should never have been imprisoned in the first place.

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