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Latest Extrajudicial prisoners of the United States Stories

2006-03-01 16:16:06

By Jane Sutton GUANTANAMO BAY U.S. NAVAL BASE (Reuters) - A suspected bodyguard for Osama bin Laden demanded to represent himself at the Guantanamo war crimes tribunal on Wednesday, saying no U.S. lawyer can defend him fairly because he is a member of al Qaeda.

2006-02-28 21:00:00

Confronting the defendants at the Guantanamo war crimes tribunals with the evidence against them will be like dragging vampires into the sunlight, the chief prosecutor said on Tuesday.

2006-02-28 16:22:57

By Jane Sutton GUANTANAMO BAY U.S. NAVAL BASE (Reuters) - Confronting the defendants at the Guantanamo war crimes tribunals with the evidence against them will be like dragging vampires into the sunlight the chief prosecutor said on Tuesday.

2006-02-16 07:35:18

By Richard Waddington GENEVA (Reuters) - The United States on Thursday faced mounting international calls to close its Guantanamo prison camp with U.N. investigators saying detainees there faced treatment amounting to torture.

2006-01-24 04:23:21

STRASBOURG, France (Reuters) - A Swiss investigator said on Tuesday there was evidence of "outsourcing of torture" by the United States but he had not uncovered any irrefutable evidence that the CIA operated secret prisons in Europe.

2006-01-19 11:59:55

By Jane Sutton GUANTANAMO BAY U.S. NAVAL BASE, Cuba (Reuters) - The number of Guantanamo prisoners on a hunger strike to protest their detention has dropped to its lowest level since October, according to U.S.

2006-01-13 13:46:52

By Jane Sutton GUANTANAMO BAY U.S. NAVAL BASE, Cuba (Reuters) - U.S. military officers ordered to defend accused war criminals at Guantanamo base in Cuba have joined the outcry of activists assailing the court system for human rights violations.

2006-01-12 18:54:28

By James Vicini WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Bush administration urged the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday to dismiss a challenge to President George W. Bush's power to create military tribunals to put Guantanamo prisoners on trial for war crimes.

2006-01-12 15:50:52

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Bush administration urged the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday to dismiss an important case on whether President George W. Bush has the power to create military tribunals for Guantanamo prisoners because of a new law limiting court appeals by the detainees.

2006-01-11 17:49:31

By Jane Sutton GUANTANAMO BAY U.S. NAVAL BASE, Cuba (Reuters) - A Yemeni accused of being a bodyguard for Osama bin Laden went before a U.S. military tribunal on Wednesday and said he would boycott his war crimes trial because he did not recognize the tribunal's authority.


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gubbings
  • The parings of haberdine; also, any kind of fragments.
The word 'gubbings' is a variant of the word 'gobbon', meaning 'a portion, gobbet.'