September 11, 2012 2:36 PM

Dead Guantánamo detainee won, then lost court-ordered release

The detainee found dead in a maximum-security cell at Guantánamo was a long-despairing Yemeni captive with a history of suicide attempts who at one time won a federal judge’s release order, only to see his case overturned on appeal and rejected by the U.S. Supreme Court.

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