Topic: Omar Khadr
The chief US judge overseeing the Guantanamo Bay military commissions rejects arguments that his military status and contract terms make an impartial trial impossible. At stake is the credibility of the long-delayed and much criticized trials of 'high-value detainees.'
A Guantánamo detainee who was 15 when he was captured, pleads guilty to five charges, including murder. The plea allows US prosecutors to avoid a trial, and offers the 'child soldier' an endpoint for his incarceration.
10/25/2010 07:13 pm
Omar Khadr, a Canadian accused of murdering a US special forces soldier in Afghanistan, will have his tribunal at Guantánamo Bay delayed a month because of a health problem that befell his lawyer.
08/13/2010 03:13 pm
A military judge ruled Monday that statements made by Omar Khadr, who is charged of killing a US soldier in Afghanistan, can be used in the trial, which is set to start Tuesday. Mr. Khadr's lawyers say the statements were coerced.
08/09/2010 08:17 pm
On Tuesday, a US Army deserter was deported. An unrelated but simultaneous video release showed a Canadian Gitmo detainee taken at age 15 crying, 'Oh Mommy!'
07/17/2008 01:00 am