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The legal case remains very much alive, said Tom Wilner, a Washington, D.C., attorney who heads the residents' legal committee. Wilner went to court with the federal government when he represented 11 Kuwaiti prisoners held in the Guantanamo Bay detention center at the U.S. Navy base in eastern ...
Tom Wilner, a Washington lawyer who helped secure the right of detainees to challenge their detention, hopes Trump will take a fresh look at the situation. "I think if he looks at the facts objectively he will really see that Guantanamo really is a bad deal for America," Wilner said. "There's no benefit to it, ...

Tom Wilner, a Washington lawyer who helped secure the right of detainees to challenge their detention, hopes Trump will take a fresh look at the situation. "I think if he looks at the facts objectively he will really see that Guantanamo really is a bad deal for America," Wilner said. "There's no benefit to it, ...
In a 2004 landmark ruling, the United States Supreme Court ruled in the prisoners' favor, finding that "foreign enemy combatants" imprisoned at Guantanamo Bay had the right to challenge their detention in court. Tom Wilner, who represented the Kuwaitis in their court petition at the time, said he was ...
"The president knows that Guantanamo is wrong, legally and morally," says Wells Dixon, senior attorney for the Center for Constitutional Rights, who has .... Navy Lt. Cmdr. Kevin Bogucki, a longtime military prosecutor who spent eight years as a military-commissions defense lawyer before retiring in 2015.
The abuses asserted by Naji were also suffered by other detainees at Guantanamo, said Tom Wilner, an attorney who has represented Guantanamo detainees in two cases that went before the U.S. Supreme Court. "Cold cells, uncomfortable positions, beating them up, making them pee in their pants, the ...

The legal case remains very much alive, said Tom Wilner, a Washington, D.C., attorney who heads the residents' legal committee. Wilner went to court with the federal government when he represented 11 Kuwaiti prisoners held in the Guantanamo Bay detention center at the U.S. Navy base in eastern ...
Tom Wilner, a Washington lawyer who helped secure the right of detainees to challenge their detention, hopes Trump will take a fresh look at the situation. "I think if he looks at the facts objectively he will really see that Guantanamo really is a bad deal for America," Wilner said. "There's no benefit to it, ...
In a 2004 landmark ruling, the United States Supreme Court ruled in the prisoners' favor, finding that "foreign enemy combatants" imprisoned at Guantanamo Bay had the right to challenge their detention in court. Tom Wilner, who represented the Kuwaitis in their court petition at the time, said he was ...
"The president knows that Guantanamo is wrong, legally and morally," says wells Dixon, senior attorney for the Center For Constitutional Rights, who has .... navy Lt. Cmdr. Kevin Bogucki, a longtime military prosecutor who spent eight years as a military-commissions defense lawyer before retiring in 2015.
The abuses asserted by Naji were also suffered by other detainees at Guantanamo, said Tom Wilner, an attorney who has represented Guantanamo detainees in two cases that went before the U.S. Supreme Court. "Cold cells, uncomfortable positions, beating them up, making them pee in their pants, the ...
A prisoner at Guantanamo Bay said the U.S. military has taken aggressive new steps to end a hunger strike, from force-feeding detainees in a restraining chair to confiscating their blankets, according to notes released by his lawyer Thursday. Fawzi al-Odah, a Kuwaiti who was interviewed by his attorney ...
A Kuwaiti detainee on hunger strike at Guantanamo Bay wants a judge to order the removal of his feeding tube so he can be allowed to die, his lawyer says. Fawzi al-Odah is ready to die "out of desperation" at his detention without charge, said his lawyer Tom Wilner. Mr al-Odah is one of about 26 ...
Attorney Tom Wilner heads Cordillera's legal committee, and says the ... held in the Guantanamo Bay detention center at the U.S. Navy base in ...
the White House said Tuesday that the Guantanamo Bay detention center ... Tom Wilner, a Washington lawyer who helped secure the right of ...
In total, 12 Kuwaiti prisoners have been held at Guantanamo. ... Tom Wilner, who represented the Kuwaitis in their court petition at the time, ...
It takes three hours and 20 minutes to fly to Guantanamo via military charter .... Qaeda Gitmo where they gave you an al Qaeda lawyer to represent you. ...... it's absolutely bullshit," says Tom Wilner, the attorney who was lead ...

The abuses asserted by Naji were also suffered by other detainees at Guantanamo, said Tom Wilner, an attorney who has represented ...
Photo of Fawzi al-Odah, 36, is shown in Guantanamo Bay U.S. Naval ... Tom Wilner, a lawyer who represented al-Odah and al-Kandari during ...
David Remes, a Washington attorney who left a major corporate law ... Speaking with their clients means traveling to Guantanamo ... One of the attorneys, Tom Wilner, said he was told by two of his ... Several Jewish attorneys also invoke the story of a detainee who asked his lawyer whether he was Jewish.
The legal case remains very much alive, said Tom Wilner, a Washington, D.C., attorney who heads the residents' legal committee.
the White House said Tuesday that the Guantanamo Bay detention center in Cuba will still be open when President Barack Obama leaves office, conceding that a core campaign promise will go unfulfilled.
Tom Wilner, a Washington lawyer who helped secure the right of detainees to challenge their detention, hopes Trump will take a fresh look at the situation.
So, back in January 2012, when it was the tenth anniversary of the opening of the prison, I setup a campaign and website called "Close Guantanamo" with the attorney Tom Wilner, who represented the Guantanamo prisoners in their Supreme Court cases in ...
"The president knows that Guantanamo is wrong, legally and morally," says wells Dixon, senior attorney for the Center For Constitutional Rights, who has represented clients at Gitmo since 2005.
"I looked into this with my colleague Tom Wilner, the US Attorney that represented the [Guantanamo] prisoners in their habeas [corpus] cases in the Supreme Court," Worthington told Sputnik on Tuesday.
The campaign, including former detainee Shaker Aamer - who was released in October after 14 years in the camp without charge or trial - We Stand With Shaker campaign co-founder Andy Worthington and US lawyer Tom Wilner, is demanding that the US ...
... might be forced to use an executive order to close the Guantanamo Bay detention center in Cuba, also known as Gitmo, despite the risk of setting a dangerous precedent, Close Guantanamo Co-founder and former detainee attorney Tom Wilner told Sputnik ...
"Imagine if you'd been picked up by al Qaeda, taken to a secret Al Qaeda prison and kept there incommunicado for six months, then flown to the other side of the world to an Al Qaeda Gitmo where they gave you an Al Qaeda lawyer to represent you. Think ...


 

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