Omar Khadr, Oh Canada Book Launch
May 30 2012 - 7:00pm
Octopus Books Centretown at Under One Roof
251 Bank Street, 2nd Floor, Ottawa
In 2002 a fifteen-year-old Canadian citizen was captured in Afghanistan for allegedly killing an American soldier. A badly wounded Omar Khadr was transferred to the US Bagram Air Force base and then Guantánamo Bay detention camp. He would remain there without trial until October 2010. In Janice Williamson’s Omar Khadr, Oh Canada, over thirty contributors analyze Khadr’s background, his incarceration, the actions of Canadian authorities, and the implications raised by his legal case.