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Omar Khadr pushes to have statements, video thrown out as product of torture

Omar Khadr pushes to have statements, video thrown out as product of torture 25 Apr 2010 Omar Khadr's lawyers will press to have prosecution evidence thrown out as the latest chapter in the Canadian citizen's long-running saga in Guantanamo Bay begins this week. His American lawyers, Barry Coburn and Kobie Flowers, plan to argue in a pre-trial motion starting Wednesday that Khadr gave self-incriminating statements only after horrendous mistreatment by his American captors. "He was abused, and therefore the statements are unreliable," said Nate Whitling, one of Khadr's Canadian lawyers. "They have nothing else."