And what did Harper do about this obvious attack on a Canadian? Nothing. Actually, worse than nothing. He sent officers to coerce Khadr into giving the incriminating evidence and then handed over to the prosecutors. Even the Canadian Supreme Court condemned this action!
But, after all this will Harper allow Khadr to come back to Canada? The answer will be evident in one year, when he's allowed to apply for transfer. But, in the end, the sentencing really isn't so bad for Khadr. Since he pleaded guilty, he only gets eight years of prison time. But, still, the prosecution of Omar Khadr has brought shame onto both the Canadian government for allowing a citizen to go unfairly prosecuted in a foreign country and the US justice system which accepted for use in court tainted evidence.
And what role did Canada play? Shamefully, it sent its officials to bully him into giving out incriminating information that it then handed to his prosecutors, an act the Supreme Court of Canada unanimously condemned. The Canadian government then declared, “Let the process work.” Some process.Read more at the Globe and Mail.