Martin Wants Khadr Back

Published: Wednesday, 07/23/2008 12:00 am EDT

Another high-profile Liberal—former prime minister Paul Martin—has called on the Conservative government to bring Omar Khadr back from the Guantanamo Bay prison where he is awaiting a military commission trial, the Globe and Mail reported. Other Liberals speaking up recently include former foreign affairs minister Bill Graham, former deputy prime minister Anne McLellan, former justice minister Irwin Cotler, and current Liberal Leader Stéphane Dion. "We should have repatriated him, and I believe that we should do it now," Mr. Martin told CTV.

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