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  1. UN expert: 100 Guantanamo inmates need new homes

    Associated Press 12/05/2008 - 15:57

    The U.N.'s torture investigator said Thursday that European countries should take in those Guantanamo inmates who cannot be sent home when the U.S.-run prison closes...

  2. Judge orders release of 5 Guantanamo prisoners

    Los Angeles Times 12/05/2008 - 15:55

    A federal judge ruled here for the first time Thursday that the Bush administration had no basis for holding several of its long-term prisoners at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and he ordered that five of the Algerian natives go…

  3. Taking the Bush Anti-Terror Legacy to Court

    Time 11/21/2008 - 16:35

    Many civil rights activists hope that the legal efforts will eventually lead to the prosecution of outgoing Administration officials for various offenses allegedly committed in the name of fighting terrorism over the past eight years...

  4. Researchers urge Obama to set up Guantanamo review

    AFP 11/21/2008 - 13:19

    Researchers studying the US war-on-terror military jail at Guantanamo Bay are urging US president-elect Barack Obama to set up a commission to shed light on controversial practices there.

  5. Ex-Haitian strongman sentenced in NYC fraud scheme

    The Associated Press 11/07/2008 - 13:01

    A former Haitian paramilitary leader, Emmaneul Constant, was sentenced Tuesday to at least 12 years in prison for his role in a mortgage fraud scheme that cheated lenders out of $1.7 million.

  6. Cases Against Detainees Have Thinned

    The Washington Post 11/07/2008 - 12:49

    The government has begun to backpedal on charges placed against six Algerians who were accused of plotting to bomb the U.S. Embassy.

  7. Son Takes On Big Oil to Avenge Dad's Death

    NY Daily News 11/07/2008 - 12:42

    Ken Saro-Wiwa, with the help of the Center for Constitutional Rights, will sue Shell Oil over the execution of his father and other protestors thirteen years ago.

  8. A Brooklyn College Grad Experiences the Constitution in a Cage

    The Village Voice 11/07/2008 - 12:36

    For the past year, a 28-year-old Muslim American student, Sayed Fahad Hashmi—the first person extradited to the United States from Britain to face charges of terrorism—has been held at the Manhattan Correctional Center under conditions of confinement that…

  9. Canada urged to take in Algerian man stuck in legal limbo at Guantanamo Bay

    Canada Press 10/28/2008 - 18:05

    Montreal supporters of an an Algerian national who has been detained at Guantanamo Bay for nearly seven years without being charged are calling on Canada to take him in...

  10. 'Distinct' Risks if Uighurs Were Set Free in U.S.

    The Washington Times 10/28/2008 - 18:00

    The Bush administration believes that if released into the United States, the Uighurs would pose a risk to national security because of their detention.