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Al-Qurashi v. Obama

3 August 2010 | Judicial Body: United States District Courts | Topic(s): Combatants / Former combatants - Evidence (including age and language assessments / medico-legal reports) - Freedom from torture, inhuman and degrading treatment - Terrorism | Countries: United States of America - Yemen

Abdulrahim Abdul Razak Al Ginco v. Obama

Petition for writ of habeas corpus.

22 June 2009 | Judicial Body: United States District Courts | Topic(s): Combatants / Former combatants - Freedom from torture, inhuman and degrading treatment - Pre-trial detention - Right to liberty and security - Terrorism | Countries: Syrian Arab Republic - United States of America

Gherebi v. Obama et al.

22 April 2009 | Judicial Body: United States District Courts | Topic(s): International humanitarian law (IHL) / Geneva Conventions - Right to liberty and security - Terrorism | Countries: United States of America

Fadi Al Maqaleh et al. v. Gates et al.; Haji Wazir Redha et al. v. Gates et al.; Amin Al Bakri et al. v. Gates et al.; Al Najar et al. v. Gates et al.

Petitions for habeas corpus.

2 April 2009 | Judicial Body: United States District Courts | Topic(s): Combatants / Former combatants - Habeas corpus - Jurisdiction - Prison or detention conditions - Right to liberty and security - Terrorism | Countries: United Arab Emirates - United States of America

Omar Khadr v. Bush

Motion to grant a writ of habeas corpus.

24 November 2008 | Judicial Body: United States District Courts | Topic(s): Children's rights - Combatants / Former combatants - Habeas corpus - Juvenile justice system - Military courts - Pre-trial detention - Prison or detention conditions - War crimes | Countries: Canada - United States of America

Boumediene, et al. v. Bush

Petition for writ of habeas corpus.

20 November 2008 | Judicial Body: United States District Courts | Topic(s): Combatants / Former combatants - Habeas corpus - Military law | Countries: United States of America

Sameh Sami S. Khouzam v. Thomas H. Hogan, et al.

Petition for a Writ of Habeas Corpus and to vacate the decision of the Secretary of Homeland Security to terminate the court-ordered deferral of removal of the Petitioner. Motion for Release from Custody. The decision was subsequently appealed before the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit: Nos. 07-2926 & 08-1094.

10 January 2007 | Judicial Body: United States District Courts | Topic(s): Convention against Torture (CAT) - Diplomatic assurances - Exclusion clauses - Extradition - Freedom from torture, inhuman and degrading treatment - Immigration Detention - Non-refoulement - Rule of law / Due process / Procedural fairness - Serious non-political crime | Countries: Egypt - United States of America

Venantius Nkafor Ngwanyia, et al., v. John Ashcroft, Attorney General, et al.

12 February 2004 | Judicial Body: United States District Courts | Topic(s): Visas | Countries: United States of America

Venantius Nkafor Ngwanyia, et al. v. John Ashcroft, Attorney General, et al.

14 January 2003 | Judicial Body: United States District Courts | Countries: United States of America

Marcos Gonzalez Machado v. John Ashcroft, Attorney-General

18 June 2002 | Judicial Body: United States District Courts | Topic(s): Deportation / Forcible return | Countries: Mexico - United States of America

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