Saturday, 25 October 2008

Meltdown at the Guantánamo Trials

Filed under: Human Rights,International Law: War,Religion and peacebuilding — story spotted by Catherine Morris @ 07:40 PDT

Recent events at Guantánamo are turning out like some kind of Christian fable. A principled military officer — politically Conservative, and a devout Catholic — who served in Iraq, where he was “praised by his superiors for his bravery,” and was now serving his government as a prosecutor in a system of special trials conceived for prisoners held in the “War on Terror,” began to uncover information, withheld from the defense teams, which indicated that all was not right with the system.

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