Obama Halts Guantanamo Trial Process

The first legacy of the Bush denial of Constitutional rights has been challenged by the new president of the United States. President Obama has instructed Pentagon prosecutors to seek a delay in the trials of 20 Guantanamo prisoners until his administration can investigate the entire process by which anyone has been kept in the notorious prison as well as the entire method by which individuals have been charged with war crimes. The Canadian government has been concerned over the manner in which Omar Khadr, who was arrested as a fifteen year old boy, has been treated.

Jamil Dakwar, director of the human rights program of the American Civil Liberties Union, said: “this is a good step in the right direction, although we think that the unconditional withdrawal of all charges and shutting down the tainted system is warranted.” Until President Obama ends this judicial farce no American can feel pride in the legal system of his nation.

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  • http://www.dangerstyle.com ed hardy

    For majority of people on this planet, this was the most desired thing to do and he did it. I don’t know what will happen or not but I think things will go better. War is not the solution of everything.