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WQXR News

Military Commissions to Resume at Guantanamo

Monday, March 07, 2011

President Barack Obama — who promised to close the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay — has now signed an executive order to allow military commissions to resume there.

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WNYC News

Ex-Guantanamo Detainee Sentenced to Life in Prison

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

The first Guantanamo detainee to have a U.S. civilian trial was sentenced to life in prison by a judge in federal court in Manhattan Tuesday.

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WNYC News

Judge Rejects Guantanamo Detainee's Request to Toss Guilty Verdict

Friday, January 21, 2011

A federal judge in Manhattan rejected the request to dismiss the sole conviction against first Guantanamo detainee to be tried in civilian court.

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WNYC News

Judge Skeptical About Guantanamo Detainee's Attempt to Dismiss Conviction

Thursday, January 20, 2011

A Manhattan federal judge appeared close to rejecting a request to dismiss the sole conviction against the first Guantanamo detainee to be tried in a civilian court on Thursday.

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The Takeaway

Ahmed Ghailani Trial Begins

Wednesday, October 06, 2010

The first civilian trial for a former Guantánamo Bay detainee begins today. Tanzanian-born Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani is accused of bombing embassies in Tanzania and Kenya in 1998, killing hundreds.

WNYC Reporter Ailsa Chang is covering the trial.

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