Canadian Judge Delays Bail Decision for Ex-Gitmo Inmate

May 5, 2015 10:32 PM

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A Canadian judge said Tuesday she needs more time to make a decision on whether a former Guantanamo Bay inmate should be released on bail while he appeals his conviction for war crimes in the United States.

Court of Appeal Justice Myra Bielby is expected to announce her decision Thursday morning. It follows a last-ditch attempt by the Canadian government to keep Omar Khadr jailed. The government is seeking an emergency stay of a lower court judge's decision to grant Khadr bail.

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