Extrajudicial prisoners of the United States
Extrajudicial prisoners of the United States, in the context of the early twenty-first century War on Terrorism, refers to foreign nationals the United States detains outside of the legal process requ...
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Ghost detainee
Ghost detainee is a term used in the executive branch of the United States government to designate a person held in a detention center, whose identity has been hidden by keeping them unregistered and ...
Unlawful combatant
An unlawful combatant, illegal combatant or unprivileged combatant/belligerent is a combatant or non-combatant who directly engages in armed conflict in violation of the laws of war. An unlawful comba...
Periodic Report of the United States of America to the United Nations Committee Against Torture
The Periodic Report of the United States of America to the United Nations Committee Against Torture is periodically submitted by the United States government, through the State Department, to the Unit...
Enemy combatant
Enemy combatant is a term referring to persons who, either lawfully or unlawfully, directly engages in hostilities for an enemy state or non-state actor in an armed conflict. Prior to 2008, the defini...
Abu Mu'az al-Jeddawi
Abu Mu'az al-Jeddawi (Arabic: ), a Saudi who reportedly lived in Yemen, is believed to have been rendered by the CIA to Jordan in early 2002. His real name is believed to be Ahmad Ibrahim Abu al-Hasa...
Bright Light (CIA)
Bright Light is the codename of one of the Central Intelligence Agency's network of black sites -- clandestine interrogation centers.The location of the site, in Bucharest, Romania, was confirmed in a...
Salt Pit
69°17′25.80″E / 34.5768000°N 69.2905000°E / 34.5768000; 69.2905000The Salt Pit is the codename of an isolated clandestine CIA black site prison and interrogation center in Afg...
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Ahmad Ibrahim al-Sayyid al-Naggar
Ahmad Ibrahim al-Sayyid al-Naggar was a member of Egyptian Islamic Jihad. The Jewish lobby group ADL dubbed him the "propaganda chief" of the militant organisation. He was one of 14 people subjected t...
Tariq al-Sawah
Tariq Mahmoud Ahmed Al Sawah is a citizen of Egypt currently held in the United States Guantanamo Bay detention camps, in Cuba.He has been charged with war crimes, but those charges were dismissed.Tar...
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Johnson v. Eisentrager
Johnson v. Eisentrager, 339 U.S. 763 (1950), was a major decision of the U.S. Supreme Court, where it decided that U.S. courts had no jurisdiction over German war criminals held in a U.S.-administered...
Manadel al-Jamadi
Manadel al-Jamadi (Arabic: مناضل الجمادي‎) was an Iraqi who died in United States custody during Central Intelligence Agency interrogation at Abu Ghraib Prison on 4 November 2003. His name b...
Mohamedou Ould Slahi
Mohamedou Ould Slahi (Arabic: محمد ولد صلاحي‎) (born December 31, 1970) is a Mauritanian who has been detained at Guantánamo Bay detention camp since August 4, 2002. He is being held under t...
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Camp Iguana (Guantanamo Bay)
Camp Iguana is a small compound in the detention camp complex on the US Naval base at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba. Camp Iguana originally held three child detainees, who camp spokesmen then claimed were the ...
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No-hearing hearings
No-Hearing Hearings (2006) is the title of a study published by Professor Mark P. Denbeaux of the Center for Policy and Research at Seton Hall University School of Law, his son Joshua Denbeaux, and pr...
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Camp Rhino
Forward operating base (FOB) Rhino, also known as Camp Rhino, was the first US land base established in Afghanistan during Operation Enduring Freedom. It was located in the Registan Desert, 100 nauti...
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Guantanamo Bay homicide accusations
Guantanamo Bay murder accusations were made regarding the deaths of three prisoners on June 10, 2006 at the United States Guantanamo Bay detention camp for enemy combatants at its naval base in Cuba. ...
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Hamdan v. Rumsfeld
Hamdan v. Rumsfeld, 548 U.S. 557 (2006), is a case in which the Supreme Court of the United States held that military commissions set up by the Bush administration to try detainees at Guantanamo Bay l...
Dilawar (torture victim)
Dilawar (born c. 1979 – December 10, 2002), also known as Dilawar of Yakubi, was an Afghan taxi driver who was tortured to death by US army soldiers at the Bagram Collection Point, a US military deten...
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Boumediene v. Bush
Boumediene v. Bush, 553 U.S. 723 (2008), was a writ of habeas corpus submission made in a civilian court of the United States on behalf of Lakhdar Boumediene, a naturalized citizen of Bosnia and Herze...
Torturing Democracy
Torturing Democracy is a 2008 documentary film produced by Washington Media Associates and narrated by Peter Coyote. The film details the use of "enhanced interrogation techniques," including waterboa...