August 11, 2013
by Blake Lynch
Human Rights Watch (HRW) stated on Sunday that the Islamic State of Iraq, a suspected al Qaeda branch, had committed crimes against humanity during the July 29 bombings in Iraq. The Islamic State of Iraq claimed responsibility for a series of car bombs implemented to aid a prison raid. The July ...[read more]
July 24, 2013
by Sydney Normil
The Hague Court of Appeal on Tuesday blocked the extradition of a Dutch-Pakistani terror suspect to the US because of "uncertainty regarding the US involvement in the torture of K." Sabir K. was arrested in Pakistan In 2010 and tortured by Pakistani secret service before being expelled to the ...[read more]
February 26, 2013
by Daniel Mullen
Judge Gerard van Ham of The Hague District Court on Tuesday rejected a request to block the extradition of suspected al Qaeda terrorist Sabir Khan to the US. Justice Minister Ivo Opstelten gave final approval for Khan's extradition in December after the Supreme Court of the Netherlands ruled in ...[read more]
July 6, 2012
by Jamie Reese
The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) passed Resolution 2056 on Thursday to address the continued hostilities in the country of Mali and demand the violence come to an end. The unanimously adopted resolution addresses continued humanitarian concerns and discourages rebel groups from ...[read more]
July 3, 2012
by Sung Un Kim
French authorities said Tuesday that they have arrested a suspected terrorist alleged to have ties to al-Qaeda. Little information has been revealed about the suspect except that he was born in Tunisia in 1977 and resided in the French city of Toulon. The nation's prosecution office arrested him ...[read more]
February 22, 2012
by Jennie Ryan
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called Tuesday for an increase in efforts to curb transnational organized crime, drug trafficking and piracy in West Africa. In an address to the UN Security Council, the Secretary-General said he was "particularly concerned about reports stating that terrorist ...[read more]
February 4, 2010
by Matt Glenn
A jury in the US District Court for the Southern District of New York on Wednesday convicted Aafia Siddiqui, a Pakistani woman with alleged ties to al Qaeda, on charges of attempting to murder US personnel at the Afghan facility where she was being held. Prosecutors claimed that while in US ...[read more]
October 30, 2009
by Brian Jackson
Suspected al Qaeda sleeper agent Ali Saleh Kahlah al-Marri was sentenced Thursday to eight-and-a-half years in prison for conspiracy to help the terrorist organization, including researching potential targets within the US for chemical weapon attacks. The sentence was less than the 15 years sought ...[read more]
May 11, 2009
by Ingrid Burke
Petitioners v. Barack Obama, et al., US District Court for the District of Columbia, May 11, 2009. Read the full text of the opinion and the accompanying court order. Reported in JURIST's Paper Chase here... ...[read more]
October 23, 2008
by Andrew Morgan
UN Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights Martin Scheinin Wednesday urged the UN to restructure or eliminate the existing terrorist blacklisting system. Currently, the Security Council's Al-Qaida and Taliban Sanctions Committee maintains a list of people... ...[read more]

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