Topics

Military Justice
Sept. 11 detainees in Guantanamo get copies of CIA torture report

As defense attorneys for five alleged Sept. 11 plotters began sharing the Senate Intelligence Committee report on CIA torture with their clients in Guantanamo Bay, a U.S. military prosecutor predicted the findings will make the trial more transparent. Army Brigadier Gen. Mark Martins, the chief prosecutor, acknowledged that last week’s release of the torture report gives the defense side the advantage of seeing their long-running complaints about torture at CIA detention sites officially documented. Martins said it “increases the likelihood that more of the processes [in the case] will be open to the public and assures the accused will be able see and consult with defense...

Loading