BOOKS & FILMS


GUANTANAMO’S CHILD: THE UNTOLD STORY OF OMAR KHADR

A DECADE OF FEAR: REPORTING FROM TERRORISM’S GREY ZONE

UYGHURS: PRISONERS OF THE ABSURD

GUANTANAMO’S CHILD: OMAR KHADR

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REVIEWS AND NEWS


Guantanamo’s Child review: The world after 9/11, told through one man’s life

National Post The extra layer of tragedy in Omar Khadr’s story is that he was left to rot in...
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John Doyle: You aren’t informed on Omar Khadr until you see this

“Well, I’ll tell you this – you don’t really have an informed opinion on Omar Khar until you’ve seen a major documentary on CBC Thursday night.”

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‘Guantanamo’s Child’: TIFF documentary reveals an ‘at peace’ Omar Khadr

For years, Canadians watched from a distance as Omar Khadr, the youngest person ever to be held at Guantanamo Bay, grew up in one of the most notorious prisons in the world. But though the media closely followed Khadr’s story, he rarely had the chance to speak for himself. Now, a new documentary is trying to shed light on the man behind the headlines.

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Finally knowing the real Omar Khadr

The Star’s Michelle Shephard has reported on the ordeal of Guantanamo prison captive Omar Khadr...
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Journalist Michelle Shephard has been covering stories from the U.S. detention center at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, for the Toronto Star.

A Journalist Chronicles Lives After Guantanamo Bay

Journalist Michelle Shephard has been covering stories from the U.S. detention center at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, for the Toronto Star.

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Michelle on Strombo

Here’s Michelle’s full interview with George Stroumboulopoulos

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Terrorism Research Initiative – Decade of Fear – Reviewed by Richard Phelps

Reporting on international events in the decade of the “war on terror” since 9/11 with a...
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Decade of Fear: Reporting from Terrorism’s Grey Zone

Michelle Shephard’s narrative about the decade she has dedicated to reporting on terrorism begins...
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ABOUT MICHELLE SHEPHARD
Michelle Shephard has won Canada’s top journalism’s prizes – a three-time recipient of the National Newspaper Award and was part of a Toronto Star team that received the Governor General’s Michener Award for Public Service Journalism. She has collaborated on various films and was the co-director of Guantanamo’s Child, which premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival and was voted as TIFF’s Top Ten Films for 2015.