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Judge OK’s indefinite detention of alleged bin Laden advisor

Sep 21st, 2010 investigations

According to an article published by The Miami Herald today, (09/21/2010), entitled "Judge OK's indefinite detention of alleged bin Laden advisor," a federal judge has rejected the habeas corpus petition of Fayiz Kandari, a Kuwaiti man who was designated during the Bush years for a war crimes trial in the U.S. The Miami Herald notes that this raises "the government's win-loss scorecard to 17-38 in Guantanamo unlawful detention challenges." 

Kandari has claimed that he was in Afghanistan working in charity at the time of his capture. The Pentagon alleges that he trained with al Qaeda around the time of the 9/11 attacks, "served as an adviser to Osama bin Laden" and produced al Qaeda tapes that recruited men to jihad.

It is unclear whether the Pentagon prosecutor will move forward to charge Kandari with war crimes. He remains detained in Guantanamo indefinitely. For the full text of the article, click here.

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