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Canada appeals ruling on Guantanamo detainee

Canada appeals ruling on Guantanamo detainee

Canada's federal government will appeal to the Supreme Court of Canada to try to overturn a court ruling that it ask the U.S. to return the last Western detainee at Guantanamo Bay to Canada.
Prime Minister Stephen Harper has steadfastly refused to get involved in Omar Khadr's case, saying the United States legal process has to play itself out.
The government said Tuesday its position remains unchanged.
Khadr, a Toronto native, is one of the youngest people ever charged with war crimes. He was 15 when he was accused of killing an American soldier with a grenade during a 2002 battle in Afghanistan.