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October 08, 2013 Former federal prosecutor, FBI veteran tackle interrogation and trial issues Washington, DC – Human Rights First today decried calls for the United States to detain Anas al Libi, the alleged...
October 02, 2013 This is a cross-post from The Huffington Post. A little government shut-down wasn't going to deter Army Colonel James Pohl. While most federal employees were furloughed, the judge presiding over...
September 23, 2013 This is a cross-post from The Huffington Post. Witnesses provided more details of the Defense Department's computer mess-ups and confidentiality breaches in the 9/11 hearings on Friday,...
September 19, 2013 Another day of testimony in the 9/11 case at the Guantanamo Bay courtroom revealed a few new nuggets of information about the computer catastrophes at the Office of Military Commissions and...
September 18, 2013 This is a cross-post from The Huffington Post. In testimony that revealed one shocking level of incompetence after another, the Chief Defense Counsel for the Guantanamo military commissions...
September 16, 2013 This is a cross-post from The Huffington Post. Twelve years after the September 11 attacks and a year and a half after their arraignment, the case of five men accused of masterminding the killings...
September 11, 2013 Twelve years after 9/11, those who planned the attacks have yet to be held accountable for causing the deaths of thousands of innocent civilians. Guantanamo policy is to blame. While the military...

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Factsheet | April 16, 2016
Myth: Terrorists have traditionally been tried in military commissions. Fact: Federal civilian criminal courts have convicted more than 500 individuals on terrorism-related charges since 9/11....
Factsheet | April 11, 2016
Download Federal civilian criminal courts have convicted more than 500 individuals on terrorism-related charges since 9/11. Military commissions have convicted only eight. Federal court...
Infographic | March 30, 2016
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Factsheet | March 10, 2016
Federal court convictions of individuals charged with terrorism offenses since 9/11: 533 Number of district courts where terrorism-related convictions have been secured: 60 Number of states...