February 5, 2014
by Samuel Franklin
Kuwaiti Guantanamo Bay detainee Fawzi Odah filed suit on Monday in the US District Court for the District of Columbia alleging that he should be freed from prison upon US withdrawal from Afghanistan, citing international law's mandate that prisoners of war be released once a conflict has ended. ...[read more]
July 18, 2012
by Dan Taglioli
A Kuwaiti lawyer announced Tuesday that he has filed a lawsuit against Kuwait's prime minister and other government officials in order to pressure authorities to facilitate the release of two Kuwaiti detainees at Guantanamo Bay. Lawyer Adel Abdulhadi is seeking the release of Faiz Mohammed Ahmed ...[read more]
June 12, 2011
by Clay Flaherty
On June 12, 2008, the US Supreme Court held in the consolidated cases of Boumediene v. Bush and Al-Odah v. United States that federal courts have jurisdiction to review habeas corpus petitions filed by Guantanamo Bay detainees who have been classified as "enemy combatants." The ruling overturned ...[read more]
September 30, 2010
by Andrea Bottorff
Kuwaiti Guantanamo Bay detainee Fawzi Khalid Abdullah Fahad al Odah on Tuesday petitioned the US Supreme Court to reverse a federal appeals court decision that denied him habeas corpus relief. In his petition for writ of certiorari, al Odah claims that the lower courts violated his right to due ...[read more]
July 8, 2010
by Hillary Stemple
The US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit released a partially redacted opinion Wednesday denying habeas corpus relief to Guantanamo Bay detainee Fawzi Khalid Abdullah Fahad Al Odah. In its opinion, the court affirmed the district court's ruling that there was sufficient ...[read more]
September 1, 2009
by Jaclyn Belczyk
Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly of the US District Court for the District of Columbia denied the habeas corpus petition of Guantanamo Bay detainee Fawzi Khalid Abdullah Fahad Al Odah in a partially redacted opinion made public Monday. Kollar-Kelly denied Al Odah's habeas petition last week, finding... ...[read more]
June 14, 2008
by Benjamin Klein
A US military commission pre-trial hearing for Canadian Guantanamo detainee Omar Khadr will go ahead Wednesday as planned notwithstanding Thursday's Supreme Court ruling on detainee habeas rights, military judge Col. Patrick Parrish ruled Friday. Khadr defense attorney Navy Lt. Cmdr. William Ku... ...[read more]
June 12, 2008
by Mike Rosen-Molina
The US Supreme Court held in the consolidated cases of Boumediene v. Bush and Al-Odah v. United States Thursday that federal courts have jurisdiction to review habeas corpus petitions filed by Guantanamo detainees who have been classified as enemy combatants. Overturning a decision by th... ...[read more]
May 16, 2008
by Mike Rosen-Molina
A military judge Friday delayed the military commission trial of Yemeni Guantanamo Bay detainee Salim Ahmed Hamdan until July. On Thursday, the US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit rejected a bid by Hamdan to postpone the start of his military commission until the Supreme Court rules in the ...[read more]
December 6, 2007
by Andrew Wood
J. Wells Dixon: The Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) returned to the United States Supreme Court yesterday for arguments in Al Odah v. United States and Boumediene v. Bush, which will likely decide the fate of about 300 men held without charge or trial in Guantanamo Bay. At stake are q... ...[read more]

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