By Maude Barlow, Alex Neve and Roch Tasse. Published in The Ottawa Citizen, June 5, 2007. While charges against Omar Khadr were dropped yesterday on a technicality, he continues to face indefinite imprisonment as an "enemy combatant" under the U.S. Military Commissions Act.
We thought members – both new and long-standing – would enjoy seeing this news release issued Monday, March 11, 1985, 10:30 a.m., announcing the formation of The Council of Canadians. See a timeline of our history here.