Gitmo hearings begin for Canadian man who says US captors tortured him into confession

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High-stakes hearings begin today at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, in the case of Omar Khadr, a Canadian citizen who says his U.S. captors tortured him into confessing to war crimes. Khadr, who was captured in Afghanistan at the age of 15, and charged with the murder of Delta Forces Sgt. 1st Class Christopher Speer, wants his confession thrown out before he goes to trial this summer. Khadr will be the first person tried under the Obama administration’s military commissions.

Miami Herald reporter, Carol Rosenberg, has been covering Guantanamo. She brings us the details of the case.

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