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Noor Uthman Muhammed

Allegations of Abuse, Violations of the Law, Shroud Military Commissions Case

Human Rights First | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Human Rights First

"I have never been a member of al Qaeda or the Taliban." These are the words of Noor Uthman Muhammed, read to a panel of military commission member...

Justice, Guantanamo Style

Amy McGann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Amy McGann

As the closing of Guantanamo becomes a fading priority, it is business as usual at the military commissions.

Guantánamo: Fair? In Our Best Interest?

Human Rights First | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Human Rights First

I attended a military commission hearing in the case of Noor Uthman Muhammed, a forty-something year old Sudanese man who is accused of being a member of al Qaeda.

Guantánamo Hearings: A Military Bureaucratic Conundrum

Daphne Eviatar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Daphne Eviatar

Throughout yesterday's hearing, if there was one thing that the prosecution, defense and judge could agree on, it was that there simply is no law to guide many of the situations that come up.

The Dying Days of the Guantanamo Trials

Andy Worthington | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Andy Worthington

The Military Commissions to try Guantanamo detainees have rarely grabbed the media attention that a novel, flagship program to try "terror suspects" should have attracted.

Fact Sheet: The 16 Prisoners Charged in Guantanamo's Military Commissions

Andy Worthington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Worthington

In April, Ibrahim al-Qosi also boycotted his pre-trial hearing, telling the judge, "I do not recognize the justice or the lawfulness of this court,