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No accountability for torture
A US appeals court dismissed a case brought by Jose Padilla, a terrorism suspect detained without charges and tortured.
Last updated: 10 May 2012 09:07 GMT
Torture, and impunity in US courts
The decision to throw out Jose Padilla's suit threatens the core freedoms guaranteed to US citizens by the constitution.
Last updated: 30 Jan 2012 11:58 GMT
The 'War on Terror' goes to court
For a majority of Guantanamo detainees, US judges have found flimsy evidence linking the suspects to 'terror' groups.
Last updated: 09 Sep 2011 16:55 GMT
Dirty bomb: How real is the risk?
Experts give their opinion as world leaders meet in the US over nuclear security.
Last updated: 13 Apr 2010 18:35 GMT
Padilla jailed for 'al-Qaeda link'
Former US gang member gets long prison term for supporting 'terror network'.
Last updated: 22 Jan 2008 20:05 GMT
Padilla 'aided al-Qaeda' says jury
US citizen, held as an enemy combatant, found guilty of conspiring to commit murder.
Last updated: 24 Aug 2007 01:38 GMT
Profile: Jose Padilla
Designated an "enemy combatant" he was later transfered to cilvilian custody.
Last updated: 16 Aug 2007 17:36 GMT
Padilla trial begins in US
Prosecutors hope to prove al-Qaeda conspiracy between three defendants.
Last updated: 14 May 2007 17:52 GMT
Judge throws out Padilla plea
Ruling clears way for trial of alleged al-Qaeda operative who claims US torture.
Last updated: 10 Apr 2007 18:09 GMT
Top court backs Bush detention policy
A divided US Supreme Court has rejected an appeal from a man held until recently as an enemy combatant without traditional legal rights.
Last updated: 03 Apr 2006 16:06 GMT
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