Pretrial hearings have begun in the Omar Khadr case, with the two camps arguing over whether statements given by Khadr while in custody are admissible as evidence. The defence contends that Khadr was abused in custody, making any statements unreliable.
The Toronto-born Khadr is accused of tossing a hand grenade that killed an American soldier in Afghanistan in July 2002. Military commission jurors who will decide Khadr’s fate are expected to be seated Tuesday. Read the story here.