The government doesn’t seem to get it when it comes to Omar Khadr.
Despite legal decisions and expert opinions to the contrary, minister after minister has insisted that he is a very dangerous man. He is invariably referred to as a “convicted terrorist” or “war criminal”. Yet recently revealed secret information in the United States suggests that there was never any legal basis for charging him with war crimes in the first place.
Read the full article from Adjunct Prof. Ronald Crelinsten in the Ottawa Citizen.