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Monday, September 03, 2012

Hamdan appeal sent to a full US military commissions review court
Garrett Eisenhour at 12:00 AM ET

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.

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

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