Transcript of Omar Khadr interrogation

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Transcript of Omar Khadr interrogation  (2003) 
Canadian Security Intelligence Service
In February 2003, the Canadian Security Intelligence Service illegally sent agents to interrogate Canadian youth Omar Khadr as he was held in Guantanamo Bay detainment camps. As a result of this, and other, interrogations - the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that the country was "complicit in the torture of Canadian citizens", as agents had requested that the 16-year old Khadr be abused prior to their visit, and again after they left unhappy with the answers he had given.

While eight hours of tapes clandestinely recorded by the United States were ordered released to Khadr's legal team, only ten minutes of footage were distributed to media outlets.

Video of February 2003 interrogation by CSIS agents.
Identity Role
Omar Canadian youth captured following firefight in Afghanistan where his father was working as an NGO worker with militant connections.
Canadian interrogator US Marine Corps Forward Air Controllers

Clip 1[edit]

Speaker Message
Omar We're requesting the Canadian government for a long time.
1st Canadian interrogator Is that right?
Omar Yeah.
1st Canadian interrogator Yeah, well it's not as easy as it can be, you know that.
Omar (illegible text)

Clip 2[edit]

Speaker Message
1st Canadian interrogator Alright, well we'll pick up something, and then how about we get together tomorrow for a talk?
Omar No problem.
1st Canadian interrogator Alright?
Omar I'm very happy to see you
1st Canadian interrogator Yeah, yeah, I mean it's good to see you.

Clip 3[edit]

Speaker Message
Omar We're requesting the Canadian government for a long time.
1st Canadian interrogator Is that right?
Omar Yeah.
1st Canadian interrogator Yeah, well it's not as easy as it can be, you know that.
Omar (illegible text)

Wikisource footnotes[edit]

This work is in the public domain in the United States because it is a work of the United States federal government (see 17 U.S.C. 105).