Mark Danner has filed a second piece for the New York Review of Books on the torture that took place under the Bush administration. The Review has also posted the Red Cross report that documented the abuse. Danner’s first piece, published a few weeks ago, is here.
For the sake of comparison, here is the affidavit of Omar Khadr filed with the Canadian Supreme Court as to his treatment while in American custody.
While the matter of his child soldier status has made for an interesting debate, it is probably tangential to the central question of his detainment: regardless of guilt or innocence, has his treatment violated the moral, ethical and legal standards of our society?