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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.

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?