Sister of Guantanamo inmate condemns detention – 13 Nov 09
November 13, 2009
The US has announced that five people held at Guantanamo Bay will face trial before a military commission.
Among them is Canadian detainee Omar Khadr. Khadr was only a teenager when he was brought to Guantanamo after being captured in Afghanistan for allegedly killing a US soldier there.
Canadian courts have ordered their government to request his repatriation. But the government is now fighting that ruling before the supreme court.
Al Jazeera’s Monica Villamizar sat down with Khadr’s sister Zaynab for an exclusive interview and began by asking her how her brother has been treated over the past seven years in detention.
Omar Khadr, detained since he was 15
RT on Feb 10, 2010
Omar Khadr is known as the youngest detainee at Guantanamo Bay and it looks like the U.S. government expects to go to trial at Guantanamo Bay in July. The US will put him before a jury of military officers on multiple war crimes charges, including murder. His attorney Barry Coburn says he is looking forward to defending Omar Khadr, and he is not guilty of anything. Coburn also says Omar is holding up very well despite these extreme circumstances.
Attorney General Announces Forum Decisions for Ten Guantanamo Bay Detainees
TheJusticeDepartment on Nov 13, 2009
At a press conference held November 13, 2009 at The Department of Justice in Washington, DC, Attorney General Eric Holder announces forum decisions for ten Guantanamo Bay detainees.
The Trial of Khalid Sheikh Mohammed by Ted Rall
tedralltoons on Dec 16, 2009
Episode 22 in a series of short animated political cartoons by award-winning syndicated cartoonist Ted Rall and David Essman http://www.rall.com