'Freedom is way better than I thought'

It is now evident why the government fought to prevent Omar Khadr from speaking from within prison and to prevent his release: he has not been damaged.

US Navy Photo
Detainees at Camp X-Ray in Cuba, January 2002.
Gar Pardy
Published: Wednesday, 05/13/2015 12:00 am EDT
Last Updated: Wednesday, 05/13/2015 12:00 am EDT

A fundamental element in the application of the rule of law is to ensure there is a constant awareness of the difference between prosecution and persecution. There have been egregious examples of the latter throughout history and the concept found solid reflection in the Nuremberg Principles and the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court.

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