Guantanamo Juvenile Charged With Murder, Faces Military Tribunal
Omar Khadr was a 15 year old Canadian, captured on the battlefield in Afghanistan. You can read the details here.
The Pentagon today officially charged him with murder.
Khadr is accused of throwing a grenade that killed U.S. Delta soldier Sgt. Christopher Speer during a firefight in Afghanistan July 27, 2002.
He was 15 at the time and was held for three months in Afghanistan before being transferred to Guantanamo Bay, where he remains today. In addition to the charge of murder, Khadr will also stand trial on attempted murder, providing material support for terrorism, conspiracy and spying.
Omar should not be tried by military tribunal. As Human Rights Watch said,
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