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2006-04-04 13:03:33

By Jane Sutton GUANTANAMO BAY U.S. NAVAL BASE (Reuters) - An Afghan prisoner accused of hurling a grenade at a car full of civilians went before a U.S. military tribunal at the Guantanamo naval base on Tuesday as participants awaited a Supreme Court ruling on the tribunal system's legitimacy.

2006-04-03 22:03:08

By Jane Sutton GUANTANAMO BAY U.S. NAVAL BASE (Reuters) - An Ethiopian prisoner is scheduled to appear before a U.S. military tribunal at the Guantanamo naval base this week on charges that include conspiring with U.S. citizen Jose Padilla to build a radioactive "dirty bomb." U.S.

2006-04-03 17:14:56

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) - After four years of resisting disclosure of information on Guantanamo detainees, the Pentagon changed course on Monday and voluntarily released about 2,600 pages of documents relating to numerous prisoners.

2006-03-28 15:48:43

By James Vicini WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Supreme Court justices on Tuesday sharply questioned the legal basis for military tribunals set up by President George W. Bush in his war on terrorism.

2006-03-28 01:38:28

By James Vicini WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday hears a challenge by Osama bin Laden's former driver to President Bush's power to set up military tribunals in his war on terrorism.

2006-03-27 12:58:04

By James Vicini WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Osama bin Laden's former driver is at the heart of a U.S. Supreme Court case this week that could determine whether President George W. Bush has the power to use military tribunals in his war on terrorism.

2006-03-27 12:17:47

By James Vicini WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Osama bin Laden's former driver is at the heart of a U.S. Supreme Court case this week that could determine whether President George W. Bush has the power to use military tribunals in his war on terrorism.

2006-03-26 15:52:29

By Alister Bull WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia dismissed the idea that Guantanamo detainees have constitutional rights and called European concerns over the issue hypocritical, Newsweek magazine reported on Sunday.

2006-03-26 12:39:52

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia dismissed the idea that Guantanamo prison detainees have constitutional rights and called European concerns over the issue hypocritical, Newsweek magazine reported on Sunday.

2006-03-22 16:17:10

By David Morgan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In what would be a key change in U.S. policy, the Pentagon may formally require military prosecutors to observe a U.N. convention against torture in their use of evidence during tribunals at the Guantanamo Bay prison camp.


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