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Open Sources Show Notes for Thursday May 21, 2015

It’s legal trouble and potential legal trouble on this week’s Open Sources Guelph. Not against us (hopefully), but the defendants include a colourful cabaret of characters including the City of Hamilton, nearly a dozen misguided Montreal teens and perennial defendant Omar Khadr. 466 more words

Show Notes

Miami Herald Editor discusses difficulties of covering Guantanamo Bay

By Amanda Rabines

It takes a certain kind of journalist to cover Guantanamo Bay, an area in Cuba where the United States has a naval base and detention camp. 71 more words

Stories

Widow, ex-soldier move for final judgment on $134M suit against Omar Khadr

TORONTO – The widow of an American special forces soldier killed in Afghanistan and another soldier partially blinded by a hand grenade have moved to finalize a default civil-suit judgment against former Guantanamo Bay prisoner… 508 more words

News

Peter McKenna: The future of Gitmo

I’ve just returned from a visit to Guantanamo City and its outskirts. It is blistering hot in and around Guantanamo City, which surely doesn’t minimize the harsh prison conditions for the remaining 120 or so detainees at the U.S. 672 more words

World

Is Omar Khadr a child soldier? Explaining the murky debate

The Canadian government says it’s against the use of child soldiers in armed conflict, but has not applied the definition to Omar Khadr.

Although Khadr was just 15 years old in 2002 when, on the battlefields of… 762 more words

World

Nurse who refused to force-feed Guantanamo prisoners won't be punished

MIAMI – A Navy nurse who refused to force-feed prisoners on hunger strike at the U.S. base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, is no longer facing an administrative discharge for his protest, his lawyer said Wednesday. 438 more words

World

Letter: Omar Khadr's past and future

Islamist Jihadists (but certainly not ordinary Muslims) are the greatest, most ruthless and evil danger to civilization since Hitler’s Nazis. They are at war with us, whether we acknowledge it or not. 195 more words

Government And Politics