Court nixes Guantanamo conviction of Australian ex-detainee

Feb 19, 2015

Court nixes Guantanamo conviction of Australian ex-detainee

A former prisoner at the U.S. Navy base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, from Australia on Wednesday won a legal challenge to his terrorism conviction before a military court. The U.S. Court of Military Commission Review struck down the March 2007 conviction of David Hicks ...

American Fowle released from North Korea: State Department

Oct 22, 2014

American Fowle released from North Korea: State Department

American detainee Jeffrey Fowle has been released from North Korea, nearly six months after he was taken into custody on charges of leaving a Bible in a nightclub, the State Department said Tuesday. Two other Americans who have been tried and convicted of crimes ...

Aug 1, 2014

U.S. man jailed in North Korea says he feels abandoned

Kenneth Bae, the U.S. missionary who has been detained in North Korea since 2012, has said he feels “abandoned” by his government but still hopes it will send a special envoy at an early date to secure his release, a pro-Pyongyang paper said Thursday. ...