Bahlul sentenced to life; forthcoming scholarship

November 3, 2008

1.  al Bahlul sentenced to life

From DoD’s press release:

Detainee Sentenced To Life In Prison

A military commission sentenced today Ali Hamza Ahmad Suliman al Bahlul of Yemen to confinement for life for conspiracy, solicitation and providing material support to terrorism in violation of the Military Commissions Act of 2006. Bahlul will immediately begin serving his sentence of confinement at Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Read the rest of this entry »


al Bahlul convicted by military commission

November 3, 2008

* United States v. Al-Bahlul (Mil. Com. Nov. 3, 2008)

From DoD’s press release:

Detainee Convicted of Terrorism Charge At Military Commission Trial

A military commission today found Ali Hamza Ahmad Suliman al Bahlul of Yemen guilty of conspiracy with Usama Bin Laden and others to commit murder of protected persons, attacking civilians and other crimes. He was also found guilty of solicitation to commit murder of protected persons, to attack civilian objects, and to commit acts of terrorism. Read the rest of this entry »