Transcripts reveal names, details of Guantanamo detainees Tom Henry at 10:34 AM ET
[JURIST] Identities and details concerning the cases and treatment of some 60 Guantanamo detainees [AP names list] have emerged from thousands of pages of transcribed documentation filed by detainees' lawyers in US District Court in Washington, where lawsuits challenging the detentions of terror suspects are now being heard. In a pivotal case last June [Hamdi opinion], the US Supreme Court [official website] ruled that detainees could challenge their detention in federal court. The transcripts were made during hearings of the Combatant Status Review Tribunals [DOD backgrounder; background briefing] set up by the US military after ruling to determine which detainees were properly classified as "enemy combatants" who could be detained indefinitely. Some of the transcripts reflect co-operation, and others defiance. Review the transcripts and other legal papers filed by the 60 detainees who have now been named. AP has more.
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