Once again Harper proves not up to the task of leadership. ; Canada “frankly has no real alternative” to the U.S. legal process.
We have no alternative but to allow one of our citizens to be tortured, disallowed proper counsel and defense for a charge that seems flimsier by the day, that should have been classed and treated as a child soldier.
Canada was the first to ratify the so-called Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child, a treaty that requires signatories to give special consideration to captured enemy fighters under the age of 18.
The treaty says they are to be segregated from adult combatants. As well, those who capture children must make every effort to reintegrate them into society.
One thing we do know for sure Canada “frankly has no real alternative” but to boot this poor excuse for a man out of the PM’s office and the sooner the better.
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