Monday, August 15, 2016

15 Detainees transferred to UAE

12 Yemens and 3 afghans.
Prison population is now 61.
I will update as I get more info.
Read more here.
More information here- including the names.

Torturing with Impunity....

Once again the courts have thrown out a lawsuit by one of the men that we tortured.

The US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit on Friday threw out [opinion, PDF] a lawsuit by former Guantanamo detainee Mohammed Jawad claiming he was tortured. The appeals court affirmed the district court in refusing to hear the merits of the case because of the Military Commissions Act of 2006 (MCA) [text, PDF], which removes the court's jurisdiction over cases arising from the detention of someone who was given enemy combatant status. Similar cases to Jawad's have also been thrown out based on the MCA.
Read the rest of the article here.