October 20, 2010
by Ann Riley
A judge for the US District Court for the District of Columbia on Tuesday denied the habeas corpus petition of Afghan Guantanamo Bay detainee Obaidullah. While Obaidullah has denied the charges against him, Judge Richard Leon noted that he has changed his story several times. The court cited ...[read more]
January 7, 2010
by Steve Dotterer
The US Department of Justice (DOJ) has decided on a military prosecution for Afghan Guantanamo Bay detainee Obaidullah, according to court filings Wednesday. Obaidullah was initially charged by the military in 2008 with hiding and storing anti-tank mines to be deployed against US forces in ...[read more]
September 12, 2008
by Joe Shaulis
US military prosecutors have brought war crimes charges against a detainee at Guantanamo Bay who they allege stored and concealed anti-tank mines in Afghanistan. The detainee, named Obaidullah, was charged Wednesday with conspiracy and providing material support for terrorism. For Obaidullah to ...[read more]
January 16, 2006
by Lauren Becker
A Bangladesh court Monday sentenced a member of the outlawed Islamist militant group Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen to 15 years in prison for involvement in a wave of bomb attacks across the country on August 17 last year that killed 2 and wounded 100. The group wants to turn Bangladesh, now the third most ...[read more]

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