For seven and a half years now, I have watched as the United States has tried and failed to make its trial system at Guantánamo — the military commissions — function in a way that has any kind of legitimacy.
On January 21, 2013, Barack Obama was inaugurated for his second term as president of the United States.
The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights Monday demanded the United States explain abuses allegedly committed at Guantanamo prison, especially its practice of force-feeding inmates on hunger strike.
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Last week, a panel of three appeals court judges in Washington D.C. (in the D.C. Circuit Court) heard an appeal from three Guantánamo prisoners — including the last British resident, Shaker Aamer — asking them to order the government to end the force-feeding of prisoners, and two of the three judges “asked sceptical questions of a government lawyer who argued that the courts have no jurisdiction” over conditions at Guantánamo, as Reuters described it.
A U.S. Marine defending alleged 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheik Mohammed asked a military judge Friday to let lawyers photograph scars on the ankles and wrists of the man who U.S. agents waterboarded 183 times.
The lawyers asked the president to release potentially mitigating information that could spare the defendants from execution if they are convicted
Medical records show that a September 11 terror suspect sustained a head injury while being held and interrogated by the CIA that has triggered lasting health problems, his lawyer said Wednesday.
Setting the stage for an inevitable constitutional showdown at the U.S. Supreme Court, attorneys for the Justice Department admitted on Friday to a terrorism defendant that it intends to use evidence at his trial “derived from acquisition of foreign intelligence information conducted pursuant to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act” amendments (FAA) of 2008.
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Amnesty International has released a major new report on how U.S. drone strikes kill civilians in Pakistan, where it says some deaths may amount to war crimes.
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The chief war crimes prosecutor said Monday he agreed with the Obama administration decision to bring the case of an alleged al-Qaida conspirator in the 1998 U.S. embassies bombings to federal court rather than permit him to prosecute the case of Abu Anas al Libi at a military commission.
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