Court Releases Slahi Decision

By: Friday April 9, 2010 3:28 pm

Last month, we talked about Judge James Robertson’s decision that Mohamedou Slahi should be released. Robertson’s order has now been released. I’ll have comments as I read it. But the short version is that the Government abandoned its attempt to prove (first) that Slahi had knowledge of 9/11 before it happened, and (second) that any [...]

Wilkerson: Cheney and Rummy Knew Gitmo Detainees Were Innocent

By: Friday April 9, 2010 10:16 am

About a hundred of you have pointed to this story, which reports that Lawrence Wilkerson signed a declaration to support the lawsuit of a former Gitmo detainee, Adel Hassan Hamad, stating that Dick Cheney and Donald Rumsfeld knew there were innocent people at Gitmo. Colonel Wilkerson, who was General Powell’s chief of staff when he [...]

Wilkerson: al-Libi’s Waterboarding

By: Thursday May 14, 2009 10:19 am

Lawrence Wilkerson says Dick Cheney ordered Ibn Sheikh al-Libi to be waterboarded in February 2002.

Get the Most out of FDL

Become a Founding Member today

Build our community

Get great discounts

Keep us independent

Timeline Collection

Follow Emptywheel on Twitter
twitter-250x250 copy