Obama’s ongoing gulag at Gitmo

A journalist from the UK Independent writes about arriving in Guantanamo Bay for the trial of Omar Khadr.

I like this quote from Clive Stafford Smith, legal director of the London-based human rights group Reprieve:

I have met Omar at Guantanamo – he was a child and still had the scars from the injuries he suffered during the fighting. The worst they can say about him is that he was with his father’s friends when he was caught up in an attack by American soldiers. Prosecuting him is like holding a major crimes trial for a member of the Hitler Youth while ignoring the cases against the Nazi leaders. Never mind the fact that the whole process is illegal in the first place.

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