In granting Uthman Abdul Rahim Mohammed Uthman's habeas petition, Judge Kennedy called into question some of the government's evidence that the Yemeni man was detained legally.
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Al-Madhwani joins eight other prisoners in a legal netherworld, no longer regarded as "enemy combatants" by the administration, but still detained indefinitely as though they were.
I am surprised that senior Obama officials seem to have been content to let a Bush-era approach to prosecution survive unchanged.
I thought it appropriate to relate a few anecdotes that bring Binyam the human being, rather than Binyam the prisoner, to life.
U.S. military personnel were ordered to keep prisoners awake by blasting ear-splittingly loud music at them -- for days, weeks or even months on end -- at prisons in Iraq, Afghanistan and Guantanamo Bay.
As the Washington Post reported yesterday, the U.S. Justice Department has dropped the key allegation against British resident and Guantánamo prisone...
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