Canada: Briefing to the Committee against Torture (48th Session, May 2012) on the Omar Khadr Case from Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada and The International Civil Liberties Monitoring Group | Briefing

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This briefing addresses Canada’s failure to comply with obligations under the Convention against Torture and other Cruel, Inhuman and Degrading Treatment or Punishment (the Convention) to prevent, prosecute, and remedy the torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment of Canadian citizen Omar Khadr during his ongoing detention at Guantánamo Naval Base, Cuba.