Canada will issue an apology and compensation to former Guantanamo Bay detainee Omar Khadr for abuses he suffered while in prison, reports say.
Canadian-born Khadr, 30, was convicted in 2010 by a US military commission of killing a US soldier in Afghanistan.
He was captured in 2002 at the age of 15 and spent a decade in the US prison.
In 2010, Canada’s Supreme Court ruled that he was interrogated under “oppressive circumstances.” He will reportedly be paid $8m (£6m).
Khadr’s lawyers met with justice department attorneys last month to reach the deal, the Toronto Star newspaper reported, quoting unnamed sources.
The announcement of an official apology and compensation would be made next week, the reports added.
When asked about the case, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, would not confirm any details.
Khadr, who was the youngest prisoner ever detained at the naval base in Cuba, became a cause celebre for Guantanamo Bay opponents and his …
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