[JURIST] The US Court of Appeals for the District of Colombia Circuit [official website] on Tuesday dismissed [opinion, PDF] a lawsuit brought by a former Guantanamo detainee against former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld [JURIST news archive]. According to the original complaint [complaint, PDF] the plaintiff, Sami Abdulaziz Allaithi, was an Egyptian professor working in Kabul teaching English. When the US started its bombing campaign, the plaintiff fled to Pakistan, was captured and then transferred to the Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp...

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