Gitmo Detainee

Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani is shown in an undated photo from the U.S. District Attorney's Office. (AP Photo/File)

Prosecutors In NY Seek Life Sentence For Detainee

Prosecutors in New York say the first Guantanamo detainee to be convicted in a civilian court is evil and deserves a life sentence for helping al-Qaida bomb two U.S. embassies in Africa in 1998 and open the door to more terrorism.

01/17/2011

Courtroom sketch of Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani (credit: CBS 2)

Guantanamo Detainee’s Manhattan Trial Begins

Prosecutors said Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani — the first Guantanamo detainee to face a civilian trial — bought the truck and gas tanks that were used in the 1998 Tanzania embassy bombing.

10/12/2010

Courtroom sketch of Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani (credit: CBS 2)

Ghailani Terror Trial To Continue Without Key Witness

Opening statements were expected Tuesday in the trial of Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani, the first Guantanamo Bay detainee to face a civilian trial.

10/11/2010