Omar Khadr sentenced to 40 years

By Christine Duhaime | November 1st, 2010

Convicted terrorist Omar Khadr has been sentenced to 40 years in prison by a U.S. military tribunal at Guantanamo Bay. Under a plea agreement he will serve eight years in prison. Khadr may apply to serve the remainder of his sentence in Canada after one year. The government is not obliged to agree to his transfer to Canada. Khadr pleaded guilty to providing material support for terrorism, murder and several other charges.

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