Guantanamo detainee attempted suicide over DOD charges later dropped: lawyer [JURIST] A Guantanamo Bay detainee accused of involvement in the September 11 attacks [JURIST news archives] attempted to commit suicide last month, his lawyer said Tuesday. Mohammad al-Qahtani [JURIST news archive], a Saudi Arabian citizen known as the "20th hijacker" for his alleged role in 9/11, was reportedly upset about charges brought by the US Department of Defense that could have led to a
US military drops charges against so-called '20th hijacker' [JURIST] The US Department of Defense [official website] has dropped criminal charges against Mohammad al-Qahtani, [JURIST news archive] a Saudi Arabian citizen being held at the US detention center at Guantanamo Bay [JURIST news archive]...
Afghan Guantanamo Bay detainee charged with supporting terrorism [JURIST] Afghan Guantanamo Bay detainee Mohammed Kamin [DOD materials] was charged [PDF text; DOD press release] Wednesday with providing material support to terrorism. In its announcement of the sworn charges, the US Defense Department said:The charges allege that between January and May of 2003, Mohammed Kamin provided material support to terrorism by joining the terrorist organization al Qaeda
Guantanamo detainee alleges abuse in charge dismissal bid [JURIST] An Afghan detainee at Guantanamo Bay [JURIST news archive] Wednesday moved to have all charges against him dismissed, alleging that he has been tortured in US custody. In a motion filed by his military defense lawyer, Mohammed Jawad [DOD materials; JURIST news archive] said that he has been subjected to abusive treatment, including the so-called "frequent-flier program," in which