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2008-10-08 09:00:07

By Pamela Hess Associated Press WASHINGTON -- A U.S. military officer warned Pentagon officials that an American detainee was being driven nearly insane by months of punishing isolation and sensory deprivation in a U.S. military brig, according to documents obtained by The Associated Press.

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.

2008-08-05 03:00:00

By Carol Rosenberg, The Miami Herald Aug. 5--GUANTANAMO BAY NAVY BASE, Cuba -- Flunky or war criminal? Jury deliberates GUANTANAMO BAY NAVY BASE, Cuba -- The war crimes case of Osama bin Laden's driver Monday went to a Pentagon jury of six U.S.

2008-07-22 15:00:24

Text of report by Qatari government-funded, pan-Arab news channel Al-Jazeera satellite TV on 22 July [Aziz Al-Marnisi video report] Salim Hamdan, a former Yemeni driver of Al-Qa'idah Organization Leader Usamah Bin-Ladin, who has been detained at the Guantanamo Bay for six years, has denied charges of conspiracy and supporting terrorism levelled against him by the Pentagon.

2008-07-18 18:00:18

WASHINGTON _ Prosecutors preparing for a historic war-crimes trial next week cleared a final hurdle Friday as attorneys for defendant Salim Hamdan accepted a federal judge's decision not to interfere. Hamdan's Washington-based attorneys said they wouldn't appeal U.S.

2008-07-18 09:00:03

By Scott Shane and William Glaberson New York Times News Service WASHINGTON -- Court rulings on Thursday cleared the way for the first trial at the American detention camp in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, opened in 2002 to hold suspects captured in the campaign against terrorism.

2008-07-17 21:00:11

WASHINGTON _ A historic war crimes trial targeting Osama bin Laden's former driver is now set to start Monday at a remote site in Cuba, following a federal judge's ruling Thursday. After a two-hour hearing, U.S.

2008-07-17 18:00:11

A federal judge ruled Thursday that Osama bin Laden's former driver should be tried by a military tribunal before he appeals the court's constitutionality. U.S. District Judge James Robertson refused to grant Salim Hamdan a delay in his trial, The New York Times reported.

2008-07-16 09:00:30

By Leonard Doyle Disturbing video shows teenager weeping during interrogation An unprecedented glimpse into the harsh conditions at Guantanamo Bay has emerged via a grainy video of a weeping Canadian teenager undergoing interrogation after he had been tortured by sleep deprivation for three weeks.

2006-09-05 18:10:50

By Caren Bohan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President George W. Bush plans to unveil proposed legislation on Wednesday to set a structure for conducting trials of foreign terrorism suspects held at Guantanamo Bay, White House officials said.

Word of the Day
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.