In re Guantanamo Bay Detainee Litigation

October 11, 2008

* In re Guantanamo Bay Detainee Litigation (D.D.C. Oct. 8, 2008)

Judge Urbina’s written ruling in connection with the Uighur detainees at GTMO appears below. Read the rest of this entry »

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uighur detainees ordered released into US; forthcoming scholarship

October 7, 2008

1. Judge Urbina gives government until Friday to release Uighur detainees at GTMO into the US

Judge Urbina today ordered the government to release into the U.S. a group of Uighur detainees held at GTMO.  The government no longer categorizes the men as enemy combatants, but will not repatriate the men to China out of concern for how they would be treated there and has not yet been able to persuade a third country to accept them. Read the rest of this entry »