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Tag: Failed Justice

Life after Guantanamo: ‘We are still in jail’

By that point, Adayfi had been in Guantanamo all his adult life – picked up in Afghanistan aged 19 and held without charge until he was 32. The previous year, the US had officially downgraded its assessment of him to acknowledge that it was unclear whether he had ever been connected to al-Qaeda, and he had been cleared for release under a complex system of classified deals to resettle detainees abroad.

Barr: US Legal System Is ‘Rigged Against Republicans’

“Whatever you think of Trump,” he explained, “the fact is that the whole Russiagate thing was a grave injustice. It appears to be a dirty political trick that was used first to hobble him and then potentially to drive him from office.”

Jan. 6 Detainees Confined 23 Hours a Day, Attorneys Say

Dozens detained in federal prison awaiting trial following the Jan. 6 breach of the U.S. Capitol building are being subject to solitary confinement, lack of required medical care, and restricted access to defense counsel, according to two attorneys and the father of a defendant.