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USA: Timeline: End illegal US detentions

, Index number: AMR 51/166/2007

This focus sheet shows the timeline from 11 September 2001 when hijacked planes crashed into the World trade Centre, the Pentagon and in Pennsylvania to the US Supreme Court hearing on 5 December 2007 in the Boumediene v Bush case. It includes the transfer of the first detainees to Guantánamo, the formation of Combatant Status Review Tribunals and the signing into law of the Military Commissions Act.

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