Judge eases Omar Khadr bail conditions, no monitoring bracelet

WATCH: A judge eased some bail conditions for Omar Khadr, allowing the former Guantanamo Bay prisoner to complete night classes. Fletcher Kent reports.

EDMONTON – An Alberta judge has further eased Omar Khadr’s bail conditions.

Justice June Ross says the former Guantanamo Bay prisoner can visit his grandparents in Toronto as long as he is with his lawyer.

He can also get rid of his electronic monitoring bracelet.

Khadr told reporters outside the courtroom that he is pleased with the decision.

Last week Ross ruled that he can attend early-morning prayers and night classes for his studies to become an emergency medical technician.

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Khadr is on bail pending an appeal in the United States of his conviction for war crimes, including the murder of an American army medic.

He was 15 when he was captured following a firefight in Afghanistan in 2002, and became the youngest prisoner at the time to be held in Guantanamo.

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