Canadian Government Will Reportedly Pay Reparations To Former Guantanamo Detainee

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Numerous media outlets, including the CBC, are reporting that Canada will apologize and pay $10 million to Omar Khadr, the youngest detainee to have been held at the U.S. prison camp at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

When he was 15, Khadr was arrested in Afghanistan and charged with throwing a grenade that killed a U.S. soldier. He pled guilty and accepted a prison term, but was eventually returned to his native Canada and released, pending an appeal of his sentence.

Here & Now's Lisa Mullins get the latest on the Khadr case from CBC reporter David Cochrane (@CochraneCBC) in Ottawa.

This segment aired on July 5, 2017.



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