Author Topic: Joshua Boyle/Caitlan Coleman, AFG hostages, 2012-2017  (Read 28017 times)

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Re: Joshua Boyle/Caitlan Coleman, AFG hostages, 2012-2017
« Reply #75 on: January 25, 2018, 13:51:02 »
A smart move would have been an RCMP or CSIS brief to the PM or his COS before any photo ops.
But photo ops is what this PM does.

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Re: Joshua Boyle/Caitlan Coleman, AFG hostages, 2012-2017
« Reply #76 on: January 25, 2018, 18:33:08 »
A smart move would have been an RCMP or CSIS brief to the PM or his COS before any photo ops.

I'm sure they'll have that process sorted out before PMJT's first photo op with a "returning foreign traveler".
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Re: Joshua Boyle/Caitlan Coleman, AFG hostages, 2012-2017
« Reply #77 on: January 26, 2018, 09:30:58 »
I'm sure they'll have that process sorted out before PMJT's first photo op with a "returning foreign traveler".

With a "returning foreign traveler" who has committed to and is undergoing rehabilitation, of course?  ;)

It may be that some "returning foreign travelers" may either just say they want to rehabilitate, or...believe they did nothing wrong and just come back to Canada to potentially prepare for their next travel abroad.

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Re: Joshua Boyle/Caitlan Coleman, AFG hostages, 2012-2017
« Reply #78 on: January 26, 2018, 16:07:53 »
Joshua Boyle, who is now facing 19 charges, appeared in an Ottawa court via video link Friday morning. He will undergo a psychological assessment in Brockville, Ont., before his next court appearance in March.

http://www.cbc.ca/beta/news/canada/ottawa/joshua-boyle-ottawa-charges-court-1.4504010

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The Joshua Boyle/Caitlin Coleman Saga
« Reply #79 on: March 27, 2019, 18:19:47 »
For those of you who may have lost track of this couple, they were "guests" of the Taliban for number of years.  In 2017 they returned to Canada and were hosted by PM Trudeau, a meeting which was very closely followed by Mr. Boyle's arrest in Ottawa on 19 charges related to alleged domestic violence. I placed it here due to the nexus to the PM.  Mods fell free to move or delete it..

An interesting article on today's court proceedings.
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Re: Joshua Boyle/Caitlan Coleman, AFG hostages, 2012-2017
« Reply #80 on: December 20, 2019, 20:03:50 »
Update with the latest ....
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A few months after Joshua Boyle, his American wife Caitlan Coleman and their three children were rescued in October 2017 after being held captive in Afghanistan, Mr Boyle was arrested by Canadian police and charged with assault, sexual assault and forcible confinement. On Thursday, after a lengthy trial, a judge dismissed all the charges.

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In his decision, read in an Ottawa courtroom, Ontario Court Judge Peter Doody raised issues with the credibility of both Mr Boyle's and Ms Coleman's testimony.

"I do not believe her, just as I do not believe Mr Boyle," he said in court.

The two gave very divergent accounts during the trial of the events that led up to Mr Boyle's arrest.

The judge said the evidence was largely circumstantial and that prosecutors ultimately did not prove the charges beyond a reasonable doubt.

Mr Boyle did not comment on the decision on Thursday.

Speaking on his behalf, his lawyer Lawrence Greenspon told journalists that "Mr Boyle and his family are very happy with this decision".

The trial, which began in March, faced delays due to legal wrangling over whether defence counsel would be allowed to cross-examine Ms Coleman with respect to the couple's sexual history.

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