January 26 2011
A federal judge has sentenced the first Guantanamo Bay detainee to be tried in a U.S. civilian court to life in prison for his role in the 1998 embassy bombings in Africa.
Judge Lewis Kaplan of United States District Court in Manhattan delivered the maximum sentence: life with no parole, reported the Washington Post
Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani, a Tanzanian, was convicted last November of one count of conspiracy to destroy government buildings for a 1998 attack on U.S. embassies in...
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