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Shows featuring Michelle Shephard

  • Pentagon Bars Four Reporters from Guantánamo Torontostar
    We’re joined here in New York by Michelle Shephard, the national security reporter for the Toronto Star. She’s been following the story of the Canadian-born Omar Khadr since his arrest as a teenager in Afghanistan in 2002. She is the author of Guantánamo’s Child: The Untold Story of Omar Khadr. Michelle Shephard...
    June 08, 2010 | Story
  • "Guantanamo’s Child: The Untold Story of Omar Khadr" Shephardbookweb
    A US military judge dismissed the argument Friday that Guantanamo’s youngest detainee, Omar Khadr, was a child soldier when captured in Afghanistan and therefore in need of protection and not prosecution. US Army Colonel Peter Brownback’s ruling clears the way for Khadr’s trial, which will be the first war crimes trial in history of anyone under the age of eighteen. [includes...
    May 05, 2008 | Story