Skip to comments.Terrorist serving life for role in 1993 WTC bombing reportedly sues to end solitary
Posted on 02/18/2013 6:57:22 AM PST by Innovative
A convicted terrorist serving life with no parole plus 240 years for masterminding the 1993 World Trade Center bombing has reportedly filed a lawsuit arguing he should be let out of solitary confinement.
"I request an immediate end to my solitary confinement and ask to be in a unit in an open prison environment where inmates are allowed outside their cells for no less than 14 hours a day," he reportedly wrote in confidential government records obtained by The Los Angeles Times.
His terror acts were funded by Al Qaeda and his uncle Khalid Shaikh Mohammed, who is allegedly the mastermind behind the September 11 attacks, The Los Angeles Times reports.
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Where does it say in the Constitution that putting a terrorist in solitary is “cruel and unusual punishment”?
Aww, the poor guy is being denied his Constitutional right to mingle with his fellow murderers and recruit new members for his religion. He’s also being deprived of little children to molest in the name of Allah. What other special considerations do you think he’s entitled to?
I’m thinking the Cruel and Unusual punishment mentioned in the Constitution reverted to how English law executed or imprisoned its law breakers. There were some pretty horrific executions performed and those jailed experienced some bad confinements. There is nothing said in the Constitution that solitary confinement is either cruel or unusual.
I’m sure there are some lonely hogs somewhere that would cuddle up to him if there was slop provided in the bargain...
Maybe prison officials should allow random sex offenders to have conjugal visits - voluntary or otherwise - with this guy.
What is the cost of one bullet in the head?
Someone like that deserves to have their mental helth deteriorated. Sorry, execute him or leave him in solitary. He made his choice when he took his part in attacking our country. His loss.
Either support the Constitution, or do not. Picking and choosing who gets to enjoy it opens the door for someone else picking and choosing what rights you get to enjoy.
Solitary confinement is cruel and unusual punishment. It’s well documented it causes rapid mental deterioration. It’s torture.
I support the Constitution. The real one. Not the imaginary one that liberals parade out in defense of terrorists.
Not defending terrorists. Defending the Constitution. This guy should have been executed after his trial, as I stated earlier.