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Fri Nov 2, 2012, 08:56 AM

Defense attorneys ask Panetta to televise 9/11 trial from Guantánamo...

Source: The Miami Herald

Lawyers for the five alleged Sept. 11 conspirators wrote Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta on Thursday, asking him to order the Pentagon to offer national TV broadcasts of their death-penalty tribunals at Guantánamo...

...“The only way to dispel the pervasive distrust of these proceedings, and the substantial damage to our country’s reputation, is to allow the entire country, and world, to observe the proceedings for themselves.”

The lawyers wrote the letter less than two weeks after they argued a motion before the 9/11 judge, Army Col. James L. Pohl, to authorize national broadcasts. Pohl has yet to rule, but he said he believed only Panetta has the authority to make that decision...

...“If these proceedings are fair, why is the government afraid to let the world watch?” Marine Corps Maj. William Hennessey argued in court last month...


Read more: http://www.miamiherald.com/2012/11/01/3078362/guantanamo-defense-attorneys-ask.html

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naaman fletcher Nov 2012 #1

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Fri Nov 2, 2012, 09:34 AM

1. 11 years later they are finally going to trial?

 

When were they arrested?

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