The military commission against Omar Khadr is set to begin. A hearing to determine the admissibility of certain statements made by the accused will begin August 9 and the trial is set to start after a decision in that hearing. NIMJ will be observing the suppression hearing and the trial. Professor Gary Solis, and expert in the law of armed conflict and military law, will be NIMJ’s observer for the first half of the proceedings. Please check this blog for up to the date observations from Prof Solis as the commission proceeds.

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