Judge rejects Khadr torture charges

A US military judge has ruled there is "no credible evidence" Canadian Omar Khadr forced to confess that the then-15-year-old killed an American soldier after being tortured by his American captors in 2002, Reuters reported. As a result of Army Col. Patrick Parrish's decision, the confession will be allowed as evidence in Mr. Khadr's trial for murder and conspiracy charges. The trial is on hold for at least a month after Mr. Khadr's lawyer fell ill.

Published: Wednesday, 08/25/2010 12:00 am EDT

A US military judge has ruled there is "no credible evidence" Canadian Omar Khadr forced to confess that the then-15-year-old killed an American soldier after being tortured by his American captors in 2002, Reuters reported. As a result of Army Col. Patrick Parrish's decision, the confession will be allowed as evidence in Mr. Khadr's trial for murder and conspiracy charges. The trial is on hold for at least a month after Mr. Khadr's lawyer fell ill.

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