three GTMO detainees transferred to Georgia; habeas granted to GTMO detainee Slahi

March 23, 2010

1. More GTMO transfers

DOJ reports that three GTMO detainees have been transferred to the Republic of Georgia. No identifying information was given. Press release here: United States Transfers Three Guantanamo Bay Detainees to Georgia.

2. Slahi v. Obama (D.D.C. Mar. 22, 2010) (habeas granted)

Judge Robertson has granted the habeas petition of a GTMO detainee alleged to have been an al Qaeda member involved as a facilitator in the 9/11 plot. The underlying opinion is not yet available to the public.