Tag Archive: Salim Ahmed Hamdan

From Magna Carta to Abu Ghraib: Detention, Summary Trial, Disappearances and Torture in America – Spring 2005 Clara Boudin Lecture, City College of New York (CCNY) – PDF

2005 From Magna Carta to Abu Ghraib: Detention, Summary Trial, Disappearances and Torture in America Like so many people around the world, I was politicized first in 1968. In my case I was a student at Columbia Law School, living…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, Uncategorized

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Hamdan v. Rumsfeld (Amicus)

http://ccrjustice.org/home/what-we-do/our-cases/hamdan-v-rumsfeld-amicus Salim Ahmed Hamdan, a Yemeni national who was Osama Bin Laden’s driver and guard, was captured in Afghanistan during the hostilities in 2001. In 2004, President George W. Bush ordered that Hamdan be tried by a military commission. Hamdan…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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