- The Washington Times - Tuesday, December 10, 2013

The lawyers for a 400-pound Egyptian inmate at Guantanamo Bay had their request rejected for a court to get involved with his medical handling.

According to a recently released ruling in Miami, Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly determined that Tarek El-Sawah’s needs were being met by the military and that a minimum threshold necessary for the court to intervene had not been reached.

The lawyers for El-Sawah, an obese man with lung and heart problems, argued that the military was not addressing his health issues adequately, the Military Times reported.

Copyright © 2016 The Washington Times, LLC. Click here for reprint permission.

blog comments powered by Disqus

 

Click to Read More

Click to Hide