A word of thanks from Omar Khadr to his supporters

Following news of Omar’s grueling 19 hour surgery there has been an outpouring of concern and good will for him. It will be a great relief for you to read a message Omar would like to share with all of his supporters.

Message from Omar:
“I would like to thank you all for taking the time to send me words of encouragement and kindness. It has been a challenging week for me, however, the news of your support has added to my endurance and faith on the road to recovery. I am out of the hospital but still in the initial stages of healing and will do my best to respond to messages when I regain my strength. I’m always honoured to receive your messages”

If you would like to send a message to Omar, the address is freeomar.ca@gmail.com. Or you can mail a card to:

Free Omar Khadr Now Committee,
P.O. Box 57112,
RPO E. Hastings St.
Vancouver, V5K1Z0 B.C.

All messages and cards will be forwarded and will be much appreciated.

Read here the FACTSHEET with key events of the Omar Khadr case. It reveals the circumstances -15 years ago- under which Omar was shot in the back by a U.S. soldier, leaving him severely injured with a damaged shoulder. Now he is suitably treated for this and recovering from major surgery.

In French

Omar vous remercie

La nouvelle de l’intervention chirurgicale d’Omar a déclenché une vague de sympathie. Vous serez soulagé de lire un message d’Omar à toutes les personnes qui lui ont envoyé des vœux de prompt rétablissement.

Message d’Omar:
J’aimerais remercier tous ceux qui ont pris le temps de m’envoyer des messages d’encouragement et de gentillesse. J’ai eu une dure semaine, mais l’écho de votre soutien m’a donné du courage et de la foi sur la route de la guérison. Je suis sorti de l’hôpital, mais toujours dans les premiers stades de la convalescence. Je vais faire tout mon possible pour vous répondre dès que j’aurai repris des forces. Vos messages me font toujours chaud au coeur.


3 comments on “A word of thanks from Omar Khadr to his supporters

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