A young Canadian terrorist arrested in New York for plotting a deadly bombing in New York City is seeking help from Omar Khadr’s lawyer.
Abdulrahman El Bahnasawy, 19, wrote a note to a judge asking for the counsel who helped Omar Khadr win a $10.5 million settlement for his human rights violations in Guantanamo Bay.
The letter can be found here.
The Edmonton lawyer Dennis Edney has a history of defending profiles cases and originates from Scotland.
El Bahnasawy was arrested in 2016 for his role in a ISIS inspired attack in Times Square along with two other, his intentions was to leave a “ocean of blood.”
There’s no confirmed reports of the judge responding to the letter.
Benjamin Diaz started working for Debate Report in 2017. Ben grew up in a small town in northern Ontario. He studied chemistry in college, graduated, and married his wife a year later. Benhas been a proud Torontonian for the past 10 years. He covers politics and the economy. Previously he wrote for CTV News and the Huffington Post Canada.