Hamdan appeal sent to a full US military commissions review court

On September 3, 2010, the US Court of Military Commission Review announced that it would hear the appeal of Salim Ahmed Hamdan, the former driver of Osama Bin Laden. In August 2008, Hamdan was convicted of providing material support for terrorism and sentenced to 66 months in prison. Hamdan was released from prison to his native Yemen in order to serve out the final month of his sentence and has subsequently been discharged.

Guantanamo Bay

Learn more about Salim Ahmed Hamdan from the JURIST news archive, and read an overview of Guantanamo Bay in Features.


Support JURIST

We rely on our readers to keep JURIST running

 Donate now!

About This Day at Law

This Day at Law is JURIST's platform for legal history, highlighting interseting and important developments that shaped the law and the world.

© Copyright JURIST Legal News and Research Services, Inc., 2013.