Democracy Now: Gitmo Prisoner Appeals Standards on Court Challenges


A Guantánamo Bay prisoner meanwhile has filed an appeal to the Supreme Court challenging federal court standards for determining whether prisoners can fight their detentions in court. Lawyers for Fawzi al-Odah say federal courts have made it too easy for the government to jail prisoners indefinitely and too difficult for prisoners to challenge evidence against them. A Kuwaiti national, al-Odah has been jailed at Guantánamo for nine years.

~ by wheresthemic on September 30, 2010.

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