Canada Pays Ex-Gitmo Detainee Who Killed US Soldier Millions

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Canada agreed to pay the former Guantanamo prisoner, Omar Khadr, a reported $8 million in a lawsuit alleging civil rights violations. The settlement included an apology.

The Canadian-born Khadr was 15 in 2002 when he tossed a grenade in a firefight that killed U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Christopher Speer, a special forces medic.

Khadr sued the Canadian government for $16 million in 2015 after he was released on bail. He claimed he was tortured at Gitmo.

Tabitha Speer, the soldier’s widow, and Layne Morris, who was blinded in the firefight, won a $134 million wrongful-death default judgment against Khadr two years ago in Utah but is unlikely to see any of it paid out. Read more at Fox News.

{Matzav.com}

 

5 COMMENTS

  1. It was actually $10,500,000!! A poll came out last week that more than half of canadians are opposed to this outrageous deal.

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