Special Reports

June 18, 2008

Day 4: Deck stacked against detainees in legal proceedings

When Guantanamo detainees appeared before the military tribunals that would decide their fate, they discovered they had little chance of including the testimony of witnesses who weren't fellow inmates. Of the 66 former Guantanamo detainees whom McClatchy interviewed, at least 40 had tribunal hearings but none of them was able to submit testimony from witnesses in their home countries.

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