Indefinite Detention

Jawad Released Home to Afghanistan

By Suzanne Ito, ACLU at 1:01pm
After nearly seven years in U.S. custody, Mohammed Jawad was released and flown home to Afghanistan over the weekend. One of his defense attorneys, Marine Maj. Eric Montalvo, accompanied Jawad as a private citizen on this trip home.

Jawad Released Home to Afghanistan

By Suzanne Ito, ACLU at 1:01pm
After nearly seven years in U.S. custody, Mohammed Jawad was released and flown home to Afghanistan over the weekend. One of his defense attorneys, Marine Maj. Eric Montalvo, accompanied Jawad as a private citizen on this trip home.

Meanwhile, on a Naval Base at Guantánamo Bay…

By Ateqah Khaki at 5:52pm

Yesterday, White House Homeland Security Chief John Brennan indicated the Obama administration might not meet President Obama’s January 22, 2010, deadline to close the detention center at Guantánamo Bay. When asked about the president’s…

Meanwhile, on a Naval Base at Guantánamo Bay…

By Ateqah Khaki at 5:52pm

Yesterday, White House Homeland Security Chief John Brennan indicated the Obama administration might not meet President Obama’s January 22, 2010, deadline to close the detention center at Guantánamo Bay. When asked about the president’s…

Judge Calls Government Case Against Jawad "Lousy"

By Anna Christensen, National Security Project at 11:38am

Despite its recent concession that the bulk of its case against Guantánamo Bay detainee Mohammed Jawad consists of evidence illegally obtained through torture, the Obama administration announced on Friday that it may attempt to bring criminal…

Judge Calls Government Case Against Jawad "Lousy"

By Anna Christensen, National Security Project at 11:38am

Despite its recent concession that the bulk of its case against Guantánamo Bay detainee Mohammed Jawad consists of evidence illegally obtained through torture, the Obama administration announced on Friday that it may attempt to bring criminal…

Indefinite Detention: No Guilty Verdict Required

By Anna Christensen, National Security Project at 5:03pm

In her testimony before the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties Subcommittee of the House Judiciary Committee last week, Denny LeBoeuf, director of the ACLU's John Adams Project, highlighted a number of the most egregious flaws in the…

Indefinite Detention: No Guilty Verdict Required

By Anna Christensen, National Security Project at 5:03pm

In her testimony before the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties Subcommittee of the House Judiciary Committee last week, Denny LeBoeuf, director of the ACLU's John Adams Project, highlighted a number of the most egregious flaws in the…

Time to Practice What We Preach

By Nahal Zamani, Human Rights Program at 2:57pm

As President Obama travels overseas, it is a good time to remember the United States’ potential to lead by example. Today, the ACLU ran an ad in the daily Italian newspaper, Corriere della Sera, asking President Obama to restore American…

Time to Practice What We Preach

By Nahal Zamani, Human Rights Program at 2:57pm

As President Obama travels overseas, it is a good time to remember the United States’ potential to lead by example. Today, the ACLU ran an ad in the daily Italian newspaper, Corriere della Sera, asking President Obama to restore American…

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