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Canadian Supreme Court Hearing on Guantanamo Bay Detainee, Part 2

The Canadian Supreme Court heard the case Stephen Harper v. Omar Khadr. Omar Khadr in 2002 was picked up in Afghanistan when he was 15 years old and… read more

The Canadian Supreme Court heard the case Stephen Harper v. Omar Khadr. Omar Khadr in 2002 was picked up in Afghanistan when he was 15 years old and sent to Guantanamo Bay. Mr. Khadr is a Canadian citizen, and his lawyers say his rights were violated, and he should be sent back to Canada.

The Justices heard arguments from lawyers for the Canadian Government, Omar Khadr, as well as several lawyers for “intervener” groups, which are third party interest groups, like the Canadian Civil Liberties Association, and Amnesty International. close

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Canadian Supreme Court Hearing on Guantanamo Bay Detainee, Part 2

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Program ID:
290000-101
Category:
International Telecasts
Format:
Judicial Proceeding
Location:
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
First Aired:
Nov 13, 2009 | 11:21am EST | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Nov 14, 2009 | 6:20am EST | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • Nov 13, 2009 | 11:21am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 14, 2009 | 6:20am EST | C-SPAN 2