Articles Tagged with guantanamo bay

AP is reporting that the Khadr detainee trial will begin again 18 October.

Here is an interesting Washington Post opinion piece about some contractors in Iraq.

THE ALLEGATIONS are sadly familiar by now: The men were picked up by U.S. military forces, locked in tiny cells, deprived of sleep, and subjected to extreme temperatures and loud music.

From on the road.

Marine Corps Times has this survey.

Does “drop and give me 20” cut it? Or does he warrant a tougher punishment — maybe standing at parade rest for hours at a time, or spending all night cleaning the barracks? Or would that be considered hazing?

Guantanamo Bay Detainees in the Courts, an eBook by Leagle.com.

Legal experts will analyze the Guantanamo Bay detainee cases for decades to come, but presented here are the court opinions themselves, unedited and in their entirety, so that readers can review a court’s reasoning firsthand, unfiltered and without bias. 

The opinions are in answer to rulings appealed by both the detainees and the U.S. government, as well as other interested parties, from the earliest rulings in 2002 through the end of 2009.  While most of the decisions in the collection involve Gitmo detainees directly, other related cases are included for context and to fill out the evolution of how the U.S. courts are handling the laws and policies resulting from the war on terror.

Washington Post reports that Col Morris Davis will be released at the end of his probationary period with Congressional Research Service because of recent media pieces.

In the Nov. 10 Journal article, Davis wrote that Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr.’s decision to use both federal court and military commissions to try detainees was "a mistake."

"It will establish a dangerous legal double standard that gives some detainees superior rights and protections, and relegates others to the inferior rights and protections of military commissions," Davis wrote.