Morris Davis Guardian U.K.

Six military commissions have been completed since they were first authorised by George Bush in November 2001. Five of the six men convicted and sentenced as war criminals – Hicks, Hamdan, Khadr, al-Qosi and Noor Uthman Mohammed – are now back in their home countries. (Hamdan and Mohammed have since been cleared.) What does it say about American justice when a person fares better being a convicted war criminal than someone we could not even charge? (more…)