The detainees in Aamer v. Obama, the force-feeding case on appeal before the D.C. Circuit, have filed another letter with the court. In a Nov. 21 letter, the government notified the court that the force-feeding protocols were revised on … Read more »
On Thursday the Justice Department filed a letter notifying the D.C. Circuit that none of the four Guantanamo detainees protesting government force-feeding in Aamer v. Obama are any longer designated hunger-strikers. Nabil Hadjarab was transferred to Algeria in August; the … Read more »
Here’s a read-out from today’s oral argument in Aamer v. Obama, in which hunger-striking Guantanamo detainees have asked for a preliminary injunction against a Guantanamo force-feeding procedure, and alleged deliberate isolation from other detainees—and deprivation of their right to … Read more »
Tomorrow at 9:30 a.m., D.C. Circuit Judges David S. Tatel and Thomas B. Griffith, and Senior Judge Stephen F. Williams will hear oral arguments in Aamer v. Obama, one of three consolidated appeals concerning the force-feeding of Guantanamo detainees.… Read more »
The government may not have its act together, but the third branch insists on carrying on anyway.
The other day, the Justice Department filed a motion to postpone oral argument in the force-feeding case currently before the D.C. Circuit Court … Read more »
On Wednesday, the Guantánamo detainees appealing the D.C. District Court’s refusal to enjoin the government from force-feeding hunger-strikers at the detention camp filed their reply in Aamer v. Obama. The brief takes a few less than conventional turns.
Robin Simcox, a research fellow at the Henry Jackson Society in London, writes in with the following thoughts on the hunger strike currently taking place in the United Kingdom on behalf of Shaker Aamer, the last British resident still detained … Read more »
Three Guantanamo detainees filed their opening brief yesterday in Aamer v. Obama. Shaker Aamer, Nabil Hadjarab and Ahmed Belbacha are appealing the D.C. District Court’s denial of their motions for a preliminary injunction prohibiting appellees from force-feeding appellants and depriving … Read more »