Today Judge Kessler granted the Habeas Petition by ALI AHMED. The hearing was two weeks ago and the unclassified opinion should be available by the end of the week.
ORDER: For the reasons stated in this Court's Classified Memorandum Opinion, Petitioner Alla Ali Bin Ali Ahmed's Petition for a Writ of Habeas Corpus is hereby GRANTED; the Government shall take all necessary and appropriate diplomatic steps to facilitate Petitioner's release forthwith and shall report back to the Court no later than June 15, 2009, as to the status of Petitioner's release. Signed by Judge Gladys Kessler on 5/5/09. (CL, )