Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Court Again Rejects Shawali Khan's Habeas Petition

I had the honor of helping in Shawali Khan's habeas hearing and the fact that Mr. Khan is still being held at Guantanamo is a travesty. 

"In a 26-page decision dated Sept. 26, U.S. District Judge John D. Bates acknowledged that “the government’s case for continued detention of Khan has been weakened slightly by recent developments.” In particular, the government has stopped relying on statements once made by Khan following his capture."  [I would just note that it would be more accurate to say that the government stopped relying on statements that Mr. Khan disputed every saying....."] Read more here.

Read more here: http://www.mcclatchydc.com/2014/09/29/241359_court-rejects-again-challenge.html?rh=1#storylink=cpy