July 14, 2014
by Jaclyn Belczyk
The US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit on Monday overturned two out of three convictions of Ali Hamza Ahmad Suliman Al Bahlul, the media secretary of Osama Bin Laden. The court vacated Bahlul's convictions for providing material support for terrorism and solicitation of ...[read more]
April 23, 2013
by Jaclyn Belczyk
The US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit agreed Tuesday to an en banc review of its January decision vacating the conspiracy conviction of Ali Hamza Ahmad Suliman Al Bahlul, the media secretary of Osama Bin Laden. A three-judge panel ruled in January that the military tribunal... ...[read more]
March 21, 2013
by John Paul Regan
JURIST Guest Columnist Shane Kadidal of the Center for Constitutional Rights argues that even if the government's petition for en banc review of al Bahlul v. US fails, it will nonetheless succeed in maintaining the political status quo of the Obama administration...There are, basically, only two ...[read more]
January 26, 2013
by Max Slater
The US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit on Friday vacated the conspiracy conviction of Ali Hamza Ahmad Suliman Al Bahlul, the media secretary of Osama bin Laden. The DC Circuit ruled that the military tribunal that convicted Al Bahlul of conspiracy in 2007 erred because a ...[read more]
January 10, 2013
by Brandon Gatto
The US Department of Justice (DOJ) on Thursday asked the US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit to reverse the terrorism conviction of Ali Hamza Ahmad Suliman Al Bahlul, the media secretary of Osama bin Laden, because the court is bound by its decision last October to dismiss the case against bin... ...[read more]
September 13, 2011
by Drew Singer
The US Court of Military Commission Review on Friday ruled that Ali Hamza Ahmad Suliman Al Bahlul, media secretary of Osama bin Laden, was properly convicted of being a propagandist and should spend the rest of this life in prison. The 7-0 vote rejects the 2009 appeal of his conviction and life ...[read more]
September 3, 2009
by Jaclyn Belczyk
Lawyers for alleged al Qaeda media director Ali Hamza Ahmad Suliman al Bahlul on Tuesday appealed his conviction and life sentence for conspiring with al Qaeda, soliciting murder, and providing material support for terrorism. His Pentagon-appointed defense lawyers argued that his constitutional ...[read more]
November 4, 2008
by Deirdre Jurand
A US military commission sentenced Ali Hamza Ahmad Suliman al Bahlul to life in prison Monday following his Friday conviction for conspiring with al Qaeda, soliciting murder, and providing material support for terrorism. Al Bahlul, a 39-year old Yemeni citizen, went on trial at Guantanamo Bay late ...[read more]
November 3, 2008
by Jaclyn Belczyk
A US military commission jury has convicted alleged al Qaeda media director Ali Hamza Ahmad Suliman al Bahlul of conspiring with al Qaeda, soliciting murder, and providing material support for terrorism. The jury reached a verdict on Friday, but it was not unsealed until Monday morning, when al ...[read more]
November 1, 2008
by Andrew Wood
Sharon Kelly: One week before the presidential election, the Guantanamo trials grind slowly on, although this week's trial of Ali Hamza Ahmed Sulayman al-Bahlul, a Yemeni accused of being Osama Bin Laden's media adviser, may very well mark the beginning of the end of proceedings at th... ...[read more]

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