Held captive sine 2003, alleged 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed says before a military tribunal he wants to be “martyred.” Tried in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba along with five other al-Qaida terrorist suspects seven years after the 9/11 attacks, the arraignment could be the highest profile test yet of the controversial military tribunal system, which is being challenged in the Supreme Court.
Meanwhile, Major Jon Jackson, a military lawyer, objects to the use of coerced statements in detainee trials.
The infamous tactics practiced at Guantanamo Bay have earned it the name of the “Black Hole” where detainees are held for indefinite amounts of time. Advocates for civil rights and liberties argue the tactics practiced at Guantanamo Bay are unconstitutional while Government leaders assert them in the name of security. I contend, why can’t we have them both? Read more on the latest news.
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