Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/30005/all en USS Cole suspect raises court censorship issue http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130204/uss-cole-suspect-raises-court-censorship-issue <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Defense lawyers called Monday on a military judge to suspend proceedings at Guantanamo against the suspected mastermind of the USS Cole attack over revelations of outside government censorship.</p> <p>The issue first arose last week in pre-trial hearings for five accused 9/11 plotters when Judge James Pohl disclosed that, without his knowledge, someone outside the court had cut an audiovisual feed of the proceedings after the subject of secret CIA prisons came up.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130204/uss-cole-suspect-raises-court-censorship-issue" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri Anwar al-Awlaki Politics of Yemen Technology AFP Mon, 04 Feb 2013 17:16:13 +0000 5745602 at http://www.globalpost.com USS Cole suspect raises court censorship issue http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130204/uss-cole-suspect-raises-court-censorship-issue-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Defense lawyers Monday lost a bid to suspend proceedings at Guantanamo against the suspected mastermind of the USS Cole attack over revelations of outside government censorship.</p> <p>The issue first arose last week in pre-trial hearings for five accused 9/11 plotters when Judge James Pohl disclosed that, without his knowledge, someone outside the court had cut an audiovisual feed of the proceedings after the subject of secret CIA prisons came up.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130204/uss-cole-suspect-raises-court-censorship-issue-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri Anwar al-Awlaki Politics of Yemen Technology AFP Mon, 04 Feb 2013 22:45:49 +0000 5745854 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Rip out Guantanamo microphones to prevent eavesdropping, judge says http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130204/update-1-rip-out-guantanamo-microphones-prevent-eavesdropping-j <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Defense questions whether CIA is listening in</p> <p>* Saudi defendant accused in bombing of USS Cole</p> <p>* Judge orders him to undergo a mental exam</p> <p>By Jane Sutton</p> <p>GUANTANAMO BAY U.S. NAVAL BASE, Cuba, Feb 4 (Reuters) - A military judge on Monday suggested ripping out the defense table microphones to ease concerns that intelligence agents could be eavesdropping on confidential attorney-client conversations in the Guantanamo war crimes tribunal.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130204/update-1-rip-out-guantanamo-microphones-prevent-eavesdropping-j" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri James L. Pohl Rahim al Nashiri Technology Torture War Thomson Reuters Tue, 05 Feb 2013 01:15:33 +0000 5745907 at http://www.globalpost.com USS Cole suspect raises court censorship issue http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130204/uss-cole-suspect-raises-court-censorship-issue-1 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Defense lawyers Monday lost a bid to suspend proceedings at Guantanamo against the suspected mastermind of the USS Cole attack over revelations of outside government censorship.</p> <p>The issue first arose last week in pre-trial hearings for five accused 9/11 plotters when Judge James Pohl disclosed that, without his knowledge, someone outside the court had cut an audiovisual feed of the proceedings after the subject of secret CIA prisons came up.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130204/uss-cole-suspect-raises-court-censorship-issue-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri Anwar al-Awlaki Politics of Yemen Technology AFP Tue, 05 Feb 2013 01:30:55 +0000 5745916 at http://www.globalpost.com Poland concerned over release of 'black site' papers http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130205/poland-concerned-over-release-black-site-papers <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Poland voiced deep concern Tuesday over what it said was a European rights court decision to release secret documents submitted by Warsaw over alleged CIA "black sites" on its territory.</p> <p>Warsaw has branded the plans by the European Court of Human Rights to declassify the Polish documents as a threat to national security -- but the tribunal insisted that the only information it had received was already in the public domain.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130205/poland-concerned-over-release-black-site-papers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri History of the United States Human rights abuses Politics War AFP Tue, 05 Feb 2013 18:46:43 +0000 5746743 at http://www.globalpost.com 9/11 hearing delay sought over hacked emails http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130411/911-hearing-delay-sought-over-hacked-emails <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Lawyers for the five men accused of plotting the September 11 attacks asked a judge Thursday to delay an upcoming hearing after learning that emails with their clients had been monitored.</p> <p>The surveillance was only the latest instance of compromised confidentiality at Guantanamo Bay, following revelations earlier this year that secret censors could block a public feed of court proceedings and that listening devices masked as smoke detectors were hidden in meeting rooms.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130411/911-hearing-delay-sought-over-hacked-emails" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri Abdur Rahim James L. Pohl War AFP Thu, 11 Apr 2013 22:01:06 +0000 5812589 at http://www.globalpost.com Pentagon denies Guantanamo prosecutors saw defense emails http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130412/pentagon-denies-guantanamo-prosecutors-saw-defense-emails <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The Pentagon denied Friday that military prosecutors saw the contents of confidential emails of lawyers defending the five detainees at Guantanamo accused of the September 11, 2001 attacks.</p> <p>Defense lawyers have asked for a delay in an upcoming April 22 pre-trial hearing after learning that their email communications with their clients had been compromised.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130412/pentagon-denies-guantanamo-prosecutors-saw-defense-emails" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri Disaster Government Law War AFP Sat, 13 Apr 2013 00:31:28 +0000 5814551 at http://www.globalpost.com 9/11 hearing delayed over hacked emails http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130417/911-hearing-delayed-over-hacked-emails <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A judge has delayed an upcoming hearing for five men accused of plotting the September 11 attacks due to suspicions that confidential defense emails were monitored, a lawyer said Wednesday.</p> <p>The next preliminary hearing had been set to take place on April 22 at the US military base at Guantanamo. It was now scheduled for June 17-21, according to a Pentagon spokesman.</p> <p>Lawyers for four of the accused had filed an emergency motion with presiding Judge Colonel James Pohl, seeking a delay in proceedings after revelations that defense emails and computer files had been compromised.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130417/911-hearing-delayed-over-hacked-emails" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri James L. Pohl Mustafa al-Hawsawi War AFP Wed, 17 Apr 2013 18:17:00 +0000 5818607 at http://www.globalpost.com Vanishing files delay Guantanamo hearings in 9/11 case http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130417/vanishing-files-delay-guantanamo-hearings-911-case <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Jane Sutton</p> <p>MIAMI (Reuters) - Guantanamo war crimes prosecutions of five prisoners charged with plotting the September 11 hijacked planes attacks will be delayed by two months because of lost files caused by Pentagon computer problems, U.S. military officials said on Wednesday.</p> <p>A weeklong pre-trial hearing had been set to begin on Monday in the death penalty case against Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the accused mastermind of the attacks, and four alleged co-conspirators.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130417/vanishing-files-delay-guantanamo-hearings-911-case" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri Baloch people Disaster War Thomson Reuters Wed, 17 Apr 2013 18:45:51 +0000 5818634 at http://www.globalpost.com Vanishing files delay Guantanamo hearings in 9/11 case http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130417/vanishing-files-delay-guantanamo-hearings-911-case-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Jane Sutton</p> <p>MIAMI (Reuters) - Guantanamo war crimes prosecutions of five prisoners charged with plotting the September 11 hijacked planes attacks will be delayed by two months because of lost files caused by Pentagon computer problems, U.S. military officials said on Wednesday.</p> <p>A weeklong pre-trial hearing had been set to begin on Monday in the death penalty case against Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the accused mastermind of the attacks, and four alleged co-conspirators.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130417/vanishing-files-delay-guantanamo-hearings-911-case-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri Baloch people Disaster War Thomson Reuters Wed, 17 Apr 2013 21:17:11 +0000 5818758 at http://www.globalpost.com Judge finds no evidence of eavesdropping on Guantanamo meetings http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130813/judge-finds-no-evidence-eavesdropping-guantanamo-meetings <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Jane Sutton</p> <p>MIAMI (Reuters) - There is no evidence that anyone listened in to confidential meetings between a Guantanamo war crimes defendant and his lawyer, at least during the last two years, a U.S. military judge said in a ruling made public on Tuesday.</p> <p>Therefore, the judge ruled, there is no need to issue an order prohibiting future monitoring of attorney-client meetings.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130813/judge-finds-no-evidence-eavesdropping-guantanamo-meetings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri Evidence James L. Pohl Politics War Thomson Reuters Tue, 13 Aug 2013 23:45:29 +0000 5909368 at http://www.globalpost.com Saudi at Guantanamo charged over oil tanker attack http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140206/saudi-at-guantanamo-charged-over-oil-tanker-attack <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A Saudi man jailed in Guantanamo has been charged over a bombing attack against a French oil tanker ship in 2002 in Yemen, the Pentagon said Wednesday. </p> <p>Ahmed Mohammed Ahmed Haza Al Darbi, 39, was sent before a military tribunal at the US prison in Cuba for terror suspects for, among other alleged offenses, planning, abetting and supporting the commission of the attack against the ship MV Limburg in the port of Aden.</p> <p>The attack killed a Bulgarian crew member and wounded another 12 people, the Pentagon said.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140206/saudi-at-guantanamo-charged-over-oil-tanker-attack" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri Politics Terrorism War Yemeni people AFP Thu, 06 Feb 2014 08:47:15 +0000 6063021 at http://www.globalpost.com U.S. hearing paused for alleged USS Cole bombing mastermind http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140217/us-hearing-paused-alleged-uss-cole-bombing-mastermind <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Laila Kearney</p> <p>(Reuters) - A U.S. military tribunal judge on Monday postponed pretrial hearings for a man accused of masterminding the 2000 USS Cole suicide bombing to allow time for the defendant to meet with the lawyer he has threatened to fire, a Pentagon official said.</p> <p>U.S. Army Colonel Judge James Pohl recessed the court until Wednesday after hearing that Guantanamo detainee Abd al-Rahim al Nashiri is considering dropping his death penalty attorney, Pentagon spokesman Lieutenant Colonel Todd Breasseale said in an email.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2014.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140217/us-hearing-paused-alleged-uss-cole-bombing-mastermind" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri Politics of Yemen Torture War Thomson Reuters Mon, 17 Feb 2014 23:33:36 +0000 6073281 at http://www.globalpost.com Saudi accused in U.S. warship bombing to keep his lawyer http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140219/saudi-accused-us-warship-bombing-keep-his-lawyer <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Medina Roshan</p> <p>FORT MEADE, Maryland (Reuters) - The Saudi man charged with masterminding the 2000 USS Cole suicide bombing that killed 17 U.S. sailors will keep his court-appointed lawyer despite reservations, he and his attorney told a U.S. military tribunal on Wednesday.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2014.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140219/saudi-accused-us-warship-bombing-keep-his-lawyer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri Crime Health Labor Politics Social Issues Terrorism War Thomson Reuters Wed, 19 Feb 2014 17:32:54 +0000 6075178 at http://www.globalpost.com Saudi at Guantanamo pleads guilty over tanker attack http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140220/saudi-at-guantanamo-pleads-guilty-over-tanker-attack <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A Saudi detainee at the US prison in Guantanamo Bay pleaded guilty Thursday to terror charges in connection with the 2002 suicide bombing of a French oil tanker off Yemen.</p> <p>Ahmed Mohammed Ahmed Haza al-Darbi, the brother-in-law of one of the September 11, 2001 plane hijackers, admitted to planning, aiding and supporting an attack on the MV Limburg which killed a Bulgarian sailor, injured a dozen and caused a large oil spill in the Gulf of Aden.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140220/saudi-at-guantanamo-pleads-guilty-over-tanker-attack" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri Ahmed Mohammed Ahmed Haza al-Darbi Darbi Disaster Guantanamo Bay detention camp Law War AFP Fri, 21 Feb 2014 00:31:15 +0000 6076729 at http://www.globalpost.com