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A prize-winning journalist tells the troubling tale of Canadian Omar Khadr, who has spent 1 / 4 of his lifestyles starting to be up in Guantanamo Bay.
Khadr was once captured in Afghanistan in July 2002 on the age of 15. Accused by way of the Pentagon of throwing a grenade that killed U. S. soldier Sgt. top notch Christopher Speer, Khadr faces fees of conspiracy and homicide. His case is determined to be the 1st struggle crimes trial on the grounds that international conflict II.
In Guantanamo's baby, veteran reporter Michelle Shephard lines Khadr's roots in Canada, Pakistan and Afghanistan, transforming into up surrounded by way of al Qaeda's elite. She examines how his despised family members, dubbed "Canada's First family members of Terrorism," has overshadowed his trial and left him on my own at the back of bars for greater than 5 years. Khadr's tale is going to the center of what's improper with the U. S. administration's post-9/11 rules and why Canada is accountable by way of organization. His tale explains how the inability of due method can create sufferers and bring about retribution, and rather than justice, gasoline terrorism.
Michelle Shephard is a countrywide defense reporter for the Toronto megastar and the recipient of Canada's best journalism awards.
"You might be surprised, saddened and finally offended on the tale this web page turner of a booklet exposes. I learn it immediately via and Omar Khadr's plight is one you can't omit. "
—Michael Ratner, manhattan, President of the heart for Constitutional Rights
"Michelle Shephard's richly said, good written account of Omar Khadr's trajectory from the battlefields of Afghanistan to the cells of Guantanamo is a microcosm of the bigger "war on terror" within which the teenaged Khadr both performed the position of a jihadist assassin or tragic pawn or, probably, either roles. "
—Peter Bergen, writer of Holy battle, Inc. and The Osama bin encumbered i do know
From a talented storyteller and one among Canada’ s most dear reporters, The lengthy Stretch is a saga of affection and battle, the tale of these who've "gone away" and those that are pressured to stick. in a single apocalyptic evening, John Gillis and his estranged cousin Sextus confront a part century of half-truths and suppositions that experience formed and scarred their lives, their households and their insular Cape Breton neighborhood.
The Canadian Federal Election of 2011 is a complete research of all elements of the crusade and election end result. The chapters, written by way of best teachers, research the innovations, successes, and screw ups of the main political events - the Conservatives (Faron Ellis and Peter Woolstencroft), the Liberals (Brooke Jeffrey), the recent Democrats (David McGrane), the Bloc Québécois (Eric Belanger and Richard Nadeau), and the golf green social gathering (Susan Harada).
Un étranger, charmeur, s’invite à votre desk. Lentement il entreprend de se raconter, voire de se confesser. Plus il s’insinue dans votre intimité, plus votre inconfort grandit. À mesure qu’il gagne du terrain, le probability s’installe mais à votre insu.
- The Mortal Sea: Fishing the Atlantic in the Age of Sail
- The Retreat
- Letters from Windermere
- Prairie Murders. Mysteries, Crimes and Scandals
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37 Of immediate interest to scholars and non-scholars alike was the considerable number of ancient biblical38 materials discovered in the large, albeit extremely fragmentary cache of manuscripts consisting mainly of so-called “sectarian” material. Although only twelve scrolls were discovered intact, the thousands of fragments found distributed among the eleven caves at Qumran represented approximately 900 manuscripts. ”42 One of the most renowned Dead Sea Scrolls scholars, Frank Moore Cross,43 explained: Unlike the several scrolls of Caves I and XI which are preserved in good condition, with only minor lacunae, the manuscripts of Cave IV are in an advanced state of decay.
What follows is certainly no attempt to answer this burning question, but only a contribution to the complexity of the matter of ownership and the Dead Sea Scrolls. indd, 2/26/2010 1:54 PM 20 Canada’s Big Biblical Bargain Finally, this book is an attempt to reconstruct a little known part of the history of the discovery and purchase of Dead Sea Scrolls from individual papers and records of the parties involved in their acquisition and study. In many ways the materials help corroborate what is already known.
Y. 73 Contemporary reports in the media, the minutes and reports of scholarly associations such as the American Schools of Oriental Research and the recorded recollections of participants have all been used to corroborate conclusions and to fill historical lacunae. Other sources include interviews with Professors Frank Moore Cross and the late John Strugnell, both of Harvard University, and Professors Stanley Frost, Donna Runnals, and B. Barry Levy, all former deans of the Faculty of Religious Studies at McGill University.
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