Shawali Khan’s case was notable because he pursued a habeas corpus lawsuit even after he was no longer in United States custody.
A former Guantanamo inmate resettled in Uruguay who went on hunger strike to demand relocation to another country has dropped his protest after receiving an offer, activists said Saturday. Syrian Jihad Diyab, who began his hunger strike...Show More Summary
A former Guantanamo Bay detainee from Mauritania who wrote a best-selling book about his experiences said Saturday he forgives those who tortured and detained him without trial for 14 years. Mohamedou Ould Slahi arrived home in westShow More Summary
More: Captured, Tortured, and Left to Rot at Gitmo Barack Obama's first official act in office addressed not the economy or health care but Guantanamo. In a moment of high drama, surrounded by a phalanx of retired military brass, the...Show More Summary
At issue is whether military tribunals can prosecute future terrorism defendants for “conspiracy,” a charge not currently recognized by international law.
Ali Hamza al-Bahlul, a former media secretary to Osama bin Laden, was convicted in 2008.
A federal appeals court has upheld the conspiracy conviction of a Guantanamo (gwahn-TAHN'-uh-moh) Bay detainee who once served as Osama bin Laden's personal assistant. The U.S. Court of Appeals for … Click to Continue »
A demobilized Navy Reserve lawyer testified in the USS Cole case Wednesday by video from Virginia.
In an unusual war court drama, a demobilized Navy Reserve lawyer testified in the USS Cole case Wednesday by video from Virginia — “under extreme duress,” he said — a … Click to Continue »
In a war court first, a witness who was reluctant to testify during pretrial proceedings was seized somewhere in the United States by U.S. Marshals on Tuesday, hours after the … Click to Continue »
Mohamedou Ould Slahi was sent to his home country of Mauritania after 14 years of imprisonment. His heavily redacted book about his time in the U.S. facility was published in January 2015.
"We witnessed real outrage over any possibility the remaining detainees could be brought to prisons in the United States.”
Mohamedou Ould Slahi, whose memoir detailing abuse at the prison was a best seller, denied any involvement with terrorism and was never charged.
The prisoner who wrote “Guantánamo Diary,” a memoir of fear and forgiveness in the war on terror, was sent home Monday to his native Mauritania in West Africa. Mohamedou Ould … Click to Continue »
WASHINGTON, Oct 17 (Reuters) - An inmate at the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, has been released to the government of Mauritania, the U.S. Defense Department said on Monday, bringing down to 60 the number of prisoners held at the facility set up after the Sept. Show More Summary
Mohamedou Ould Slahi is rejoining his family in Mauritania. After unlawfully imprisoning our client Mohamedou Ould Slahi at Guantánamo for 14 years without charge or trial, the U.S. government has finally released him. He is now home...Show More Summary
A terror suspect accused of plotting the 9/11 attacks received reconstructive rectal surgery for damage done by his “sodomy” in CIA custody.
War crimes trials at Guantanamo Bay for suspects accused of attacks against the United States have ground to a near halt a decade after the military courts’ creation, with lawyers warning that some detainees could spend many more years waiting to be tried. Despite President Barack...