USA: Judicial review and remedy still more myth than reality for Guantánamo detainees

By AI International Secretariat, , Index number: AMR 51/051/2009

Ten months after the US Supreme Court ruled in Boumediene v. Bush that the detainees held in US military custody at Guantánamo Bay in Cuba were entitled to a "prompt" habeas corpus hearing in district court to determine the lawfulness of their detention, only a handful of them have received such a hearing. Amnesty International details its concerns in a new report.

Choose a language to view report