Federal government officially apologizes to Omar Khadr


July 7th 2017 – A day of great significance for all those who value justice and fundamental freedoms. The Government of Canada issued a formal apology to Omar Khadr. Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould: ‘I hope Canadians take away two things today: Our rights are not subject to the whims of the government of the day, and there are serious costs when the government violates the rights of its citizens.’

With great poise Omar responds to questions in a CBC interview.

 


 

2 comments on “Federal government officially apologizes to Omar Khadr

  1. I am proud to be Canadian I think the Goverment did the right thing Omar deserve the apologize. What the Harper government did to him was very bad. He violate his right allow the US government to torture him. He was a child and they do to him was inhuman i hope that the right wing people could understand that.

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  2. The government was right to apologize and compensate Omar Khadr. Stay strong Omar, the storm of controversy will pass eventually. And know that many people support you and wish you well.

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