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Snazzy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-17-09 01:16 AM
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8. Reuters ok by you?
COURT CENSORSHIP

A court censor cut off Lachelier when she began talking about Binalshibh's complaints that he had been subjected to sleep deprivation, which critics have derided as an abusive technique used to soften prisoners for interrogation.

"The government can't hide the fact that they used sleep deprivation ..., " Lachelier said before the audio feed to observers and reporters outside the courtroom was cut off.

The audio is on a 40-second delay which allows a court security officer to hit a censor button to block material believed to be classified.

Prosecutor Clayton Trivett later said Binalshibh's complaints of sleep deprivation could be explained by the diagnosis that he suffers from delusions.

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http://www.reuters.com/article/latestCrisis/idUSN164013...

Someone told me last time I posted something about Gitmo here that WaPo wasn't reliable news source either (front page story, our nation's second largest daily I think, and the one our national politicians wake up to. I figure they might read AP too). That story was backed up by AP and NYT, and proudly "debunked" by AFP acording to some posters. Guess it was a bablefish thing. Anyway as soon as AFP breaks something on Gitmo, I'm on it.
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  -Reference to harsh treatment prompts censor to cut sound at Guantanamo hearing G_j  Jul-16-09 07:19 PM   #0 
  - Let's hear it for  Hydra   Jul-16-09 07:21 PM   #1 
  - a lose all credibility  G_j   Jul-16-09 11:45 PM   #4 
  - Kangaroo court. NT  Eric J in MN   Jul-16-09 07:34 PM   #2 
  - Transparency is not good for tptb. nt  LWolf   Jul-16-09 07:43 PM   #3 
  - How about another link to prove this? Nevermind, I'll look in the am. But  babylonsister   Jul-17-09 12:40 AM   #5 
  - all AP  G_j   Jul-17-09 12:49 AM   #6 
  - They always pick up on AP, and they're wrong lots.  babylonsister   Jul-17-09 01:17 AM   #9 
  - Reuters ok by you?  Snazzy   Jul-17-09 01:16 AM   #8 
     - Heard it on NPR before I went to work at 6 PM est and BBC just reported  bushmeister0   Jul-17-09 01:27 AM   #11 
     - Yep. AP had this about 10 hrs ago  Snazzy   Jul-17-09 01:54 AM   #14 
     - I cross posted in LBN with the wire sources  Snazzy   Jul-17-09 01:45 AM   #12 
  - What court, where, is/was this happening?  snot   Jul-17-09 01:06 AM   #7 
  - this is a Gitmo military tribunal n/t  Snazzy   Jul-17-09 01:23 AM   #10 
     - or hearing rather.  Snazzy   Jul-17-09 01:46 AM   #13 
  - K&R  Solly Mack   Jul-17-09 11:25 AM   #15 
  - "Harsh treatment"?  Iggo   Jul-17-09 11:32 AM   #16 
     - ssshhh..  G_j   Jul-17-09 10:45 PM   #17 
        - Oh, that's right.  Iggo   Jul-18-09 12:52 AM   #18 
 

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