September 11, 2012
by Julia Zebley
The US handed control of the Parwan prison at Bagram Air Base over to Afghanistan officials Monday, although the US retains control of 600 prisoners. These prisoners include Afghani detainees that the US fears will not be handled appropriately, as well as 50 Pakistani detainees. Approximately ...[read more]
September 6, 2012
by Brandon Gatto
Government officials from both the US and Afghanistan have said that the American military will maintain control over foreign detainees at Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan for the indefinite future, and will also continue holding and screening newly captured Afghans. According to the New York Times, ...[read more]
July 17, 2012
by Dan Taglioli
The US District Court for the District of Columbia heard arguments Monday on whether US courts could hear foreign nationals' challenges to their detention by the US military at Bagram Air Force Base (Bagram) in Afghanistan. District Judge John Bates asked petitioners what conditions had changed ...[read more]
July 10, 2012
by Dan Taglioli
It was reported Monday that the US will retain control of non-Afghan detainees at Parwan Detention Center at Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan, despite plans to transfer control of the facility to the Afghan government in two months. Under the terms of the agreement with Kabul, the Afghan government ...[read more]
April 10, 2012
by Garrett Eisenhour
On April 10, 2009, the Obama administration announced is would appeal the April 2009 ruling of the US District Court for the District of Columbia which allowed detainees of Bagram Air Force Base in Afghanistan to proceed with habeas corpus challenges to their detention. The order came after ...[read more]
January 15, 2012
by Clay Flaherty
On January 15, 2010, the US Department of Defense (DOD) released the names of prisoners held at Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan, in response to a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request filed by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) in September 2009. The list contained the names of 645 ...[read more]
September 22, 2011
by Dwyer Arce
On September 22, 2009, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) filed a lawsuit seeking information related to the treatment of prisoners at the US detention facility at Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan. The lawsuit, filed in the US District Court for the Southern District of New York against the ...[read more]
May 21, 2011
by Dwyer Arce
On May 21, 2010, the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ruled in Al Maqaleh v. Gates that detainees held at Bagram Air Force Base in Afghanistan cannot bring habeas corpus challenges in US courts. The circuit court reversed the district court's ruling, which allowed habeas ...[read more]
February 16, 2011
by Aman Kakar
District Judge John D. Bates of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia granted a motion to amend petitions for writs of habeas corpus on Tuesday for four detainees held at Bagram Air Force Base (Bagram). Bates' ruling granted the amended petition on the basis of new ...[read more]
October 26, 2010
by Zach Zagger
The US District Court for the Southern District of New York denied a request Monday for documents regarding the detention and treatment of prisoners being held at Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan. Judge Barbara Jones granted summary judgment for the government, denying the American Civil Liberties ...[read more]

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