USA: Trials in error: Third go at misconceived military commission experiment

USA: Trials in error: Third go at misconceived military commission experiment

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Index Number: AMR 51/083/2009
Date Published: 16 July 2009
Categories: USA

Amnesty International described in March 2007 its concerns about how the rules and procedures under the Military Commissions Act failed to offer full guarantees of fair trial. This report focuses on military commissions. As this report outlines, Amnesty International believes that even if some of the shortcomings of the military commissions are addressed through reforms, there would remain a number of reasons why they would remain incompatible with international standards.


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