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USA repatriates youngest Guantánamo detainee to Canada

Headline Title:  USA repatriates youngest Guantánamo detainee to Canada 01 October 2012 The US military’s repatriation of detainee Omar Khadr from the Guantánamo Bay naval base to his native Canada is a small step towards ending the decade-long human rights vacuum at the US-run detention centre, Amnesty International said. Following his transfer to Canada on Saturday, the 26-year-old who was born in Toronto will remain in Canadian custody until he is eligible to apply for parole next summer.Held by the US military since his detention in Afghanistan at the age of 15 in 2002, Khadr was…

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