For Immediate Release
James Freedland, (212) 519-7829 or 549-2666; firstname.lastname@example.org
ACLU at Guantánamo Monitoring Unconstitutional Military Commissions This Week
Guantánamo is sworn into office, the Bush administration is beginning
proceedings in a military commission case against Sudanese prisoner
Noor Uthman Muhammed. The American Civil Liberties Union is at
Guantánamo today to monitor Muhammed's arraignment.
Muhammed is accused of conspiring
with al-Qaeda and providing support for terrorism. Staff attorney Ben
Wizner of the ACLU National Security Project will be observing this
More information about the ACLU's
call for President-elect Obama to shut down Guantánamo and the military
commissions is available online at: www.closegitmo.com
Additional information about the
ACLU's involvement surrounding the detention of prisoners at Guantánamo
Bay can be found online at: www.aclu.org/gitmo
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