Guantánamo in the news

December 2, 2007 in news by Emma

The International Herald Tribune ran an article yesterday about the unfair trial of prisoners at Guantánamo bay. Defense lawyers preparing for the first Guantánamo prosecution to go to trial, possibly as soon as May, have been told that they may not tell their client the identities of witnesses against him. This violates the US sixth amendment right to face one’s accuser as well as the basic human right to fair trial.

Read the full article here: and watch this space for more news of the impending trial.