In June, the Court of Military Commissions Review was hastily established [JURIST report] only days after the unexpected dismissal of charges against Khadr and Yemeni detainee Salim Ahmed Hamdan [JURIST report]. The judges in both cases found that the detainees could not be tried as "unlawful enemy combatants" under the MCA because both had been simply designated as "enemy combatants" by Combatant Status Review Tribunals [DOD materials] at Guantanamo Bay [JURIST news archive]. The Globe and Mail has more.
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