Obama “Stealth Transfer” of Gitmo Prisoner, Algerian Forcibly Repatriated

By: Friday January 7, 2011 5:00 pm

The Obama administration has shown a blatant disregard for international treaties and basic human in its second forcible deportation from Guantánamo of an Algerian national in the last six months. On January 6, the administration secretly and forcibly repatriated 48-year-old Farhi Saeed bin Mohammed to Algeria, which he reportedly fled in the 1990s, trying to escape threats from Islamic extremists. Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) condemned the secret deportation “in the strongest possible terms,” noting that “Mr. Mohammed has long been cleared of any connection with terrorism.”

 

First Guantanamo Habeas Case Makes Way to Supreme Court

By: Tuesday October 5, 2010 12:35 pm

First Gitmo Habeas Case Makes Way To SCOTUS; it will be an important bellwether to see if the Court accepts cert and, if so, what they do with the case.

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