MORE and OBS, two groups funded by George Soros, advertised money available for people willing to travel to protest.
The widow of an American special forces soldier killed in Afghanistan and another soldier partially blinded by a hand grenade have moved to finalize a default civil-suit judgment against former Guantanamo Bay prisoner Omar Khadr.
Court documents filed in Utah April 24, the day an Alberta court granted Khadr bail, show the plaintiffs are asking the courts to award them triple damages for a total of US$134.1 million.
Lawyer Laura Tanner, who represents Tabitha Speer and Layne Morris, said in an interview she would be filing a final order for the federal judge to review and sign within days.
Once that happens — final word on damages would be up to the judge — the families can move to have the judgment enforced against Khadr, 28, in a Canadian court.
The Montreal man serving a life sentence for killing his wife and three teenage daughters intimidated other prisoners to the point that one asked to be put in isolation, a Senate committee has heard.
A McMaster University professor wants to teach Omar Khadr and has written to the university’s president, asking that he hold a spot for Khadr to demonstrate Canadian universities’ role “in fostering justice and affirming peace.”
Today, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 2297, the Hezbollah International Financial Prevention Act of 2015, which would strengthen economic sanctions against Hezbollah, a terrorist organization that continues to pose a threat to the United States, our allies, and interests throughout the Middle East and beyond.
The movement to boycott those who support the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement is gaining steam, particularly at the legislative level.