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Gagged on Torture: Gitmo Lawyers Silenced Ahead of 9/11 Hearings

Saturday, 25 August 2012 10:44 By Marina Portnaya , RT News | Video

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Attorneys for inmates at Guantanamo Bay say they've been banned from bringing up the subject of torture in court. They also claim that a number of other legal restrictions are stopping them from building a proper defence in cases that could result in the death penalty. Truthout's lead investigative reporter, Jason Leopold, is featured in this interview. 

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Marina Portnaya

Marina Portnaya is an RT correspondent, based in the New York bureau.


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Gagged on Torture: Gitmo Lawyers Silenced Ahead of 9/11 Hearings

Saturday, 25 August 2012 10:44 By Marina Portnaya , RT News | Video

Media

Attorneys for inmates at Guantanamo Bay say they've been banned from bringing up the subject of torture in court. They also claim that a number of other legal restrictions are stopping them from building a proper defence in cases that could result in the death penalty. Truthout's lead investigative reporter, Jason Leopold, is featured in this interview. 

This piece was reprinted by Truthout with permission or license. It may not be reproduced in any form without permission or license from the source.

Marina Portnaya

Marina Portnaya is an RT correspondent, based in the New York bureau.


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