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October 20, 2015 Dominating the Guantanamo war court today was yesterday's suggestion by Walid Bin Attash that he represent himself. He's accused of organizing an Al-Qaeda camp in Afghanistan where two of the...
September 22, 2015 By Alice Debarre As the search for a potential prison to house the remaining Guantanamo detainees on U.S. soil makes the news, another key step towards closing the infamous detention center...
September 08, 2015 Last week in the D.C. District Court, lawyers for Guantanamo detainee Mustafa Adam al-Hawsasi, one of the accused in the 9/11 trial, tried to convince Judge Richard J. Leon to order the government to...
August 18, 2015 Mohammed Kamin, a Guantanamo detainee for over a decade, had a Periodic Review Board (PRB) hearing this morning. The 37-year-old Afghan is believed to have been a member of al Qaeda, "...
July 24, 2015 The Obama Administration reportedly is finalizing a formal plan to close the prison facility at Guantanamo Bay, according to White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest. The plan, which was requested by...
July 15, 2015 The Guantanamo Periodic Review Board (PRB) convened yesterday morning for a hearing on the transfer status of Salman Yahya Hassan Mohammed Rabei’i, a Yemeni detainee accused of membership in al Qaeda...
June 24, 2015 By Carolyn Tackett The Guantanamo Periodic Review Board (PRB) met yesterday to determine the transfer status of Omar Khalif Mohammed Abu Baker Mahjour Umar, allegedly a senior member of the Libyan...

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Infographic | June 08, 2017
There are now just 41 detainees at Guantanamo, each imprisoned at the extraordinary cost of $10 million per year. Five detainees, however, have been cleared for transfer by all relevant government...
Amicus Brief | June 01, 2017
The executive branch is attempting to use a military commission, rather than the readily available federal courts, to try Petitioner for involvement in the bombing of the USS Cole in 2000 and...
Factsheet | May 30, 2017
Federal court convictions of individuals charged with terrorism offenses since 9/11: 627 Number of district courts where terrorism-related convictions have been secured: 63 Number of states...
Factsheet | May 30, 2017
Myth: Terrorists have traditionally been tried in military commissions. Fact: Federal civilian criminal courts have convicted more than 620 individuals on terrorism-related charges since 9/11....