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Military Commission

Questions of Legitimacy Hang Heavy Over 9/11 Trial

Daphne Eviatar | Posted 12.19.2012 | World
Daphne Eviatar

Defense lawyers aren't told what evidence is classified, need the prosecution's approval to call witnesses, and have to defend their clients in a commission that may have been unlawfully influenced by senior U.S. officials, they told the Guantanamo court.

Can 9/11 Defendants' 'Memories and Experiences' Be Classified?

Daphne Eviatar | Posted 12.16.2012 | World
Daphne Eviatar

Could the victim of a classified CIA execution program be prevented by the government from telling anyone about his experience being targeted by it?

First Guantanamo Trial in New York City: So Not Scary

Daphne Eviatar | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Daphne Eviatar

The first trial of a former Guantanamo detainee in a U.S. federal court began in New York City this week. Liz Cheney and Co. were bizarrely quiet about this trial.

Interrogator Admits Gitmo Detainee Khadr Threatened With Rape

Amnesty International | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Amnesty International

The last day of Omar Khadr's pre-trial military commission hearing held over the past two weeks here at Guantanamo ended with a breakthrough for the defense team.

Obama and Change at Guantanamo: Believe It When You See It

Morris Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Morris Davis

Nearly 18 months after the election of Barack Obama, that which he promised to stop -- the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay -- continues.