TORONTO, Sept. 30, 2012 /CNW/ - It is a documented fact that the Khadr
family has been very active with the Terror Group Al Queda. The Jewish
Defence League of Canada will continue to expose, monitor and document
the actions of this Al Queda family.
The Anti-terrorism Act provides measures to deter, disable, identify and
prosecute those involved in terrorist activities or supporting such
activities, and makes it an offence to knowingly support terrorist
organizations, whether through overt violence, or by providing support
through documentation, shelter or funds
1985 -- Patriarch Ahmen Said Khadr moves to Pakistan at the height of the
Soviet war in Afghanistan, meets Osama bin Laden.
Sept. 19 1986 -- Omar Khadr is born in Ontario.
1986 -- The Khadr family moves back to Pakistan, where the Ahmed Said Khadr
works for an organization financed partly by the Canadian International
1992 -- Ahmed Said Khadr returns to Toronto after his leg is injured in an
1995 -- Ahmed Said Khadr is arrested for his alleged role in the bombing of
the Egyptian embassy in Islamabad. He is later released after Jean
Chretien intervenes on his behalf.
1996 -- Family returns to Canada, but Ahmed Said Khadr leaves again for
Pakistan, forming his own humanitarian relief group. The family moves
to Jalabad in Taliban-controlled eastern Afghanistan, where they live
in Osama bin Laden's camp.
1996 -- Omar and his brothers are taken to meet Al Qaeda leaders for
training at the age of 10. The family makes annual trips to Canada to
raise money and collect supplies.
1999 -- Khadr family moves to Kabul, where Taliban have taken control after a
long civil war.
Sept. 11, 2001 -- Terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center and Pentagon.
Nov. 2001 -- The U.S.-backed Northern Alliance rebels chase the Taliban out of
Kabul. Omar Khadr flees to his father's orphanage in Logar,
June 2002 -- After training on AK-47s, Soviet PKs and rocket-propelled grenades,
Khadr, 15, works as a translator for alQaeda and conducts a
Oct. 2001 -- Ahmed Said Khadr is named on a list of suspected terrorists wanted by
SOURCE: Jewish Defence League of Canada
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