Federal judge upholds detention of Yemeni Guantanamo inmate

[JURIST] A judge for the US District Court for the District of Columbia [official website] on Friday denied [opinion, PDF] a petition for writ of habeas corpus of a Yemeni man currently detained at Guantanamo Bay [JURIST news archive]. Judge Ricardo Urbina held that the government proved by a preponderance of the evidence that Mashour Abdullah Muqbel Alsabri was a part of and provided material support to the Taliban, al Qaeda [JURIST news archive] or associated enemy forces. The court…

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