Latest Extrajudicial prisoners of the United States Stories

2011-05-09 21:40:27

Medical involvement with torture is prohibited by international law and professional associations, and yet sometimes it is the right thing for doctors to do, argue two bioethicists.

2010-05-12 15:54:00

Decision Further Discredits Military Commissions NEW YORK, May 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Civil Liberties Union and several other rights groups today sent a letter to the Pentagon expressing concern over the banning of four reporters from future Guantanamo military commissions proceedings.

2010-02-04 12:56:43

US intelligence director Dennis Blair said Wednesday that an elite US interrogation unit will conduct "scientific research" to find better ways of questioning top suspected terrorists.

2009-06-29 13:28:00

"Tweaking" The System Will Not Make It Constitutional NEW YORK, June 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to The Wall Street Journal, the Department of Justice (DOJ) has issued guidance to the Obama administration on reviving the military commissions system to try Guantanamo detainees.

2008-10-07 15:00:03

A U.S. judge Tuesday ordered the release of a group of Chinese Muslims held for seven years at the Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, detention camp. U.S. District Judge Ricardo Urbina ruled that the Chinese Uighurs be released into the United States by Friday, the Human Rights Watch said in a release.

2008-08-08 09:00:32

By Mike Melia Associated Press By Mike Melia Associated Press GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba -- A U.S.

2008-08-07 18:00:05

Convicted terror supporter Salim Ahmed Hamdan Thursday received a 5 1/2 year sentence, far short of the 30 years-to-life sentence prosecutors wanted.

2008-08-06 21:00:02

WASHINGTON _ The government has been trying to prosecute and convict Salim Ahmed Hamdan for war crimes for five years. Wednesday, a Guantanamo Bay military jury found Hamdan guilty of supporting terrorism and he now faces life in prison. So, mission accomplished? Hardly.

2008-08-06 15:00:04

By Carol Rosenberg, The Miami Herald Aug. 6--GUANTANAMO BAY, Cuba -- GUANTANAMO BAY NAVY BASE, Cuba -- In a mixed verdict, a U.S.

2008-08-05 18:00:12

GUANTANAMO BAY NAVY BASE, Cuba _ A military jury deliberated a second day without a verdict Tuesday in the case of Osama bin Laden's driver, Salim Hamdan, accused of 10 counts of conspiracy and providing material support for terrorism.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.