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Gitmo Trial

Gitmo Diary: Now On Trial, Spiral Notebooks

ProPublica | Posted 08.14.2013 | Politics

On October 12, 2000, a skiff pulled up alongside the U.S.S. Cole, docked in Aden, Yemen, and blew up. Nearly 13 years on, prosecutors and defense lawyers are still in pre-trial hearings, arguing over spiral notebooks, whether a dead man can testify, and dozens of other legal questions.

Gitmo Diary: Visiting the U.S.'s Most Infamous Courtroom

ProPublica | Posted 08.13.2013 | Politics

Compliant detainees, we're told, are not shackled. The wires of computers and microphones run through the furniture so that, our guide says, they cannot be used as a weapon.

TOP SECRET! Gitmo Prisoner's Opinion On LeBron James

Reuters | Posted 12.16.2012 | World

By Jane Sutton GUANTANAMO BAY U.S. NAVAL BASE, Cuba, Oct 16 (Reuters) - U .S. security restrictions governing the statements of former...

Judge Bans the T-Word in 9/11 Hearing

Daphne Eviatar | Posted 12.15.2012 | World
Daphne Eviatar

It didn't take long for the word "torture" to rear its ugly head in the September 11th terrorism case, as pre-trial hearings began today with a slew of procedural issues.

No CIA Prosecutions: the Cover-up Continues

Daphne Eviatar | Posted 10.31.2012 | World
Daphne Eviatar

It's not clear what national security interest is served at this point by continuing to hide what U.S. officials did to people detained after the September 11 attacks, other than to avoid U.S. embarrassment.

Guantanamo 9/11 Hearings Delayed Because Of Storm

AP | Posted 08.22.2012 | World

GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba -- An approaching storm prompted the U.S. military to place its base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, under an alert Wednesday...

9/11 Hearing Cancelled But Secrecy Issues Remain (UPDATE)

Daphne Eviatar | Posted 10.22.2012 | World
Daphne Eviatar

If the defendants' statements about their own treatment at the hands of U.S. agents is classified, will the public ever be allowed to know what the U.S. government did to those suspected of aiding terrorism in the aftermath of the September 11 attacks?

Sept 11 Trial May Face New Delays

AP | BEN FOX | Posted 04.03.2012 | World

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Lawyers for at least two Guantanamo Bay prisoners accused of planning the Sept. 11 attack asked the Pentagon on Thursda...

Saudi Accused Of War Crimes Begins Gitmo Trial

AP | BEN FOX | Posted 01.09.2012 | World

GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba — A Saudi considered among the most senior figures in al-Qaida emerged Wednesday from nine years of secret confi...

Guantanamo Gears Up For 1st Trial Under Obama

AP | MIKE MELIA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba — U.S. military officers were flying in Sunday to serve as jurors in war-crimes proceedings as the Guantanamo tr...