Salim Ahmed Hamdan
Jan 25, 2013 19:56 EST
A US appeals court overturned the war crimes conviction Friday of an Al-Qaeda propagandist, a ruling that could lead authorities to drop conspiracy charges against the five 9/11 plotters.
Jan 18, 2013 19:24 EST
The official tasked with running the Guantanamo military tribunals has rejected a prosecution recommendation to drop one of the counts faced by several detainees charged in the September 11, 2001 attacks, the Pentagon said Friday.
Jan 09, 2013 21:47 EST
The chief prosecutor for Guantanamo's military tribunals recommended Wednesday dismissing one of eight charges against five prisoners accused over the September 11 attacks.
Nov 05, 2012 21:05 EST
One of the five men accused of plotting the 9/11 attacks filed an appeal asking that the charges against him be dropped, after a court threw out the conviction of Osama bin Laden's ex-driver.
Oct 17, 2012 02:45 EDT
Former Guantanamo Bay inmate David Hicks on Wednesday demanded a full investigation into his jailing after a landmark US court decision, as lawyers said his conviction should be quashed.
Oct 17, 2012 00:31 EDT
A US court threw out the conviction of Osama bin Laden's former driver over material support to terrorism, in a case that could potentially benefit other past prisoners at Guantanamo Bay.
Oct 17, 2012 00:28 EDT
Former Guantanamo Bay inmate David Hicks on Wednesday demanded a full investigation into his jailing after a landmark US court decision, as his former lawyer said his conviction should be quashed.
Oct 16, 2012 21:29 EDT
The former military lawyer of Australian ex-Guantanamo Bay inmate David Hicks on Wednesday said his terrorism conviction should be quashed after a landmark US court decision.
Oct 16, 2012 18:29 EDT
A US court Tuesday threw out the conviction of Osama bin Laden's former driver who was once jailed at Guantanamo Bay, rejecting government charges that material support to terrorism is a war crime.
Nov 30, 2010 14:24 EST
NEW YORK (Reuters) - "Winter's Bone," a stark tale of a young woman trying to keep her family together, won best feature film on Monday night at the Gotham Awards, a key event for independent movies.
Aug 11, 2010 18:59 EDT
Guantanamo jury, unaware of secret term limit, recommends 14 years in prison for al-Qaida cook. A Guantanamo jury recommended a 14-year sentence Wednesday for an al-Qaida cook, though he could be released much sooner under a plea bargain that will limit the time he spends in prison.
Jan 27, 2010 03:56 EST
Salim Hamdan, Osama bin Laden's one-time driver who spent seven years locked up at Guantanamo, is in the spotlight once again, this time in a documentary at the Sundance Film Festival.
Dec 20, 2009 21:14 EST
The United States said it has sent 12 more Guantanamo detainees home to Afghanistan, Yemen and a breakaway region of Somalia -- volatile nations where Al-Qaeda havens have fueled concern over such repatriations.
Dec 20, 2009 16:09 EST
Twelve more detainees from the US prison camp at Guantanamo have been sent home to Afghanistan, Yemen and the breakaway state of Somaliland, the US Department of Justice said Sunday.
Dec 20, 2009 09:57 EST
The United States has transferred 12 detainees from its "war on terror" prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba to locations in Afghanistan, Yemen and the Somaliland region, the US Department of Justice said Sunday.
Dec 18, 2009 12:11 EST
The United States appeared set Friday to repatriate a group of Yemenis held at Guantanamo Bay, perhaps paving the way for the removal of one of the biggest obstacles in shutting down the prison.
Jul 27, 2009 10:52 EDT
Today in History. Today is Friday, Aug. 7, the 219th day of 2009. There are 146 days left in the year.
Jul 27, 2009 10:52 EDT
Today in History. Today is Thursday, Aug. 6, the 218th day of 2009. There are 147 days left in the year.
May 13, 2009 15:32 EDT
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Waterboarding and other harsh interrogation methods used during the Bush administration on terrorism suspects produced unreliable evidence and were ineffective, a former FBI agent told Congress on Wednesday.
Feb 21, 2008 22:37 EST
Ex-Chief Prosecutor at Guantanamo to Testify for Bin Laden's Driver. In a stunning turnaround, the former chief military prosecutor at Guantanamo Bay said Thursday he would be a defense witness for the driver of Osama bin Laden.
Facts from the Wikipedia page:
|Salim Ahmed Hamdan|
An undated photograph of Salim Hamdan
|Born||1970 (age 38–39)|
Wadi Hadhramaut, Yemen
|Detained at||Guantanamo Bay camp|
|Alternate name||Saqr al-Jedawi |
|Alleged to be a member of||al-Qaeda|
|Charge(s)||Conspiracy and providing material support for terrorism|
|Children||Two daughters born 2000, 2002|