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US Department of Justice files sealed opposition in Guantanamo Habeas case
The US Department of Justice (DOJ) on Friday submitted a sealed document [The Guardian report] in opposition to the habeas corpus petition of Tariq Ba Odah, despite a 2009 government security review that cleared Ba Odah for transfer. In a public di (More)
Guantanamo inmate of 13 years released to Kuwait
The US Department of Defense (DOD) on Wednesday announced the release of Fouzi Khalid Abdullah Al Awda from the detention facilities at Guantanamo Bay, after nearly 13 years of imprisonment without a trial. Al Awda is a 37-year-old citizen of Ku (More)
The Status of Guantanamo Detainees in a War that May Never End
JURIST Guest Columnist J. Wells Dixon, Senior Staff Attorney for the Center for Constitutional Rights, says that the continued detentions at Guantánamo are arbitrary and unduly perpetual... (More)
Guantanamo detainee demands release following Afghanistan pull out
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 prisone (More)
Kuwait lawyer sues government officials for release of Guantanamo detainees
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 Abdulh (More)
DC Circuit overturns release of Guantanamo detainee
The US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit on Wednesday released a partially redacted opinion in Latif v. Obama, overturning the release order for Yemeni Guantanamo detainee Adnan Farhan Abdul Latif . The redaction at times cove (More)
Federal judge denies release of Taliban Guantanamo detainee
A judge for the US District Court for the District of Columbia on Thursday ruled against the release of a former high-ranking Taliban official at Guantanamo Bay despite a request from Afghanistan's Peace Council to release the prisoner. Judge Ric (More)
Federal judge overturns release of Yemeni Guantanamo detainee
A judge for the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit on Friday overturned the release of Yemeni Guantanamo Bay detainee Hussein Salem Mohammed Almerfedi . After his capture in 2001 and detention at Guantanamo Bay, Almerfedi f (More)
Federal appeals court denies habeas for Yemeni Guantanamo detainee
The US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit on Friday affirmed a lower court's decision confirming that Yemeni Guantanamo Bay detainee Musa'ab Omar al-Madhwani is lawfully detained for being part of al Qaeda. Madhwani challenged (More)
Federal appeals court overturns release order for Yemeni Guantanamo detainee
The US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit on Tuesday overturned a lower court's decision granting release to Yemeni Guantanamo Bay detainee Uthman Abdul Rahim Mohammed Uthman. Uthman's 2004 habeas corpus petition challenging his (More)
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