Interview: Journalist Michelle Shepherd on Guantanamos's Child, Omar Khadr

program: 
Radiozine
program date: 
Mon, 12/29/2008

On January 26th, just six days after his inaugeration, President Obama
will face his first scheduled Guantanamo Tribunal. The trial of Canada born Omar Khadr
just 15 years old when captured by US forces following a firefight in
Aphghanistan is scheduled to begin.
Michelle Shepherd, Toronto Star National Security writer, and author
of Guantanamo's Child: The Untold Story of Omar Khadr, has documented his story and provides an onsite account of his six year incarceration in Guantanamo. Hear the latest developments in the case, new evidence that has been surfacing in pre-trial hearings and the response of the Canadian government and public to his plight.

 

 

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