After Media Challenge Closure of Guantanamo Hearing, Government Proposes Remedy

By: Wednesday April 11, 2012 3:16 pm

A “war court judge” allowed a First Amendment attorney to represent a “consortium” of media organizations and argue against closing a hearing expected to feature testimony from an accused USS Cole bomber on how he was treated during CIA interrogations. The testimony, according to the Miami Herald‘s Carol Rosenberg, was to be given as part of [...]

Press Objects to Decision to Close Guantanamo Hearing to Keep Details on Detainee’s Torture Secret

By: Friday April 6, 2012 2:07 pm

(photo: Jared Rodriguez/Truthout.org) A group of news organizations that include the New York Times, the Washington Post and the McClatchy Co. has filed an objection to the Pentagon’s plan to close an upcoming hearing in the case of Abd al Rahim al Nashiri, who is alleged to have been involved in masterminding an attack on [...]

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