Omar Khadr has finally returned home to Canada
. And we've covered the Omar Khadr story extensively on The Current
. If you're interested in hearing some extra context to the news this week, have a listen to some of our archives.
Here's some of our coverage of Omar Khadr's journey.
1) From our archives: December 15, 2008: Six days after Barack Obama's is set to be inaugurated as President of U.S., Omar Khadr's trial is set to begin at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
2) From our archives: June 5, 2007: Omar Khadr was imprisoned five years ago when he was 15 years old. He was captured after a firefight in Afghanistan and was accused of throwing the grenade that killed Sergeant First Class Christopher Speer, an American medic. U.S. Army Sergeant First Class Layne Morris lost his right eye in that same battle. He joined us by phone from Salt Lake City, Utah.
3) From our archives November 09, 2005: U.S. army Sgt Layne Morris has launched a $10-million dollar lawsuit against the Khadr family. He joined us from Salt Lake City, Utah. Links to more of our Omar Khadr coverage: