Ex-Guantanamo detainee acquitted on all but one charge

[JURIST] The first civilian trial of an ex-Guantanamo detainee ended on Wednesday with the jury convicting [FBI press release] Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani [GlobalSecurity profile; JURIST news archive] on only one of 285 counts of conspiracy, murder and attempted murder for his involvement in the 1998 bombings of US embassies [PBS backgrounder; JURIST news archive] in Tanzania and Kenya. The jury in the US District Court for the Southern District of New York [official website] deliberated for five days before finding…

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