Russ Campbell’s Blog: Omar Khadr Back in Canada
As predicted a couple of weeks ago, convicted murderer and terrorist Omar Khadr is back on Canadian soil, or, at least, in prison here.
A question being asked (see here for example) is whether, now he’s under Canadian jurisdiction, will Khadr be charged with treason? Should this occur and should he be found guilty, Khadr would be liable to a sentence of life imprisonment.
As Alberta Ardvark blog has pointed out, the Criminal Code of Canada, Sec. 46-1 states, inter alia, that a Canadian Citizen commits high treason if, while in or out of Canada, “he assists an enemy at war with Canada,… more here, Russ Campbell’s Blog: Omar Khadr Back in Canada.