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BooScout Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat May-02-09 07:58 PM
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Why is no one talking about this?
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I don't see any other thread on it......am I missing it?

http://www.upi.com/Top_News/2009/05/02/US-looking-to-ke... /

U.S. looking to keep Gitmo tribunals

WASHINGTON, May 2 (UPI) -- The White House is reviving a modified version of former U.S. President George Bush's military tribunals for terror detainees, administration sources say.

The moves, which will almost certainly draw protests from human rights advocates who supported President Barack Obama because of his promises to abolish the tribunals, are being made necessary by major obstacles to trying some terrorism suspects held at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, in U.S. federal courts, unnamed sources told Saturday's New York Times.

Administration officials are concerned that judges will make it all but impossible to try detainees who were subjected to harsh interrogation techniques that many call torture, or to use hearsay evidence gathered against them by spy agencies, the newspaper said.

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