In another interesting piece for the The Toronto Star Azeezah Kanji reminds readers about the legal background to the Omar Khadr case. The outrage and rhetoric surrounding Omar Khadr often betrays a one-sided understanding of the story. In order to avoid simply making islamophobic arguments it is important to consider the reasons why Canada became legally obligated to pay a settlement to Khadr.
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