TV News LIES

Tuesday, Apr 24th

Last update05:20:13 AM GMT

You are here News Human Rights Guantanamo judge declines to explain mysterious censoring

Guantanamo judge declines to explain mysterious censoring

E-mail Print PDF

Guiantanamo trialsThe military judge presiding over the trial of the five men accused of organizing the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks declined Tuesday to explain a mysterious episode in which the audio and video feeds to the proceedings were severed.

The feeds to the public gallery and media centers were stopped for a period of a few minutes during pre-trial arguments Monday at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba — apparently startling the judge, Army Col. James Pohl.

On Tuesday, Pohl said the feeds should not have been cut off, but he did not explain who censored the hearing or explain whether some invisible hand has the authority to do so.

There is a 40-second delay in the transmission of commission proceedings to prevent the disclosure of classified material. Pohl said no classified material was being discussed at the time the feed was shut down. He stressed that only the judge can close the courtroom, and he must uphold any decision to cut the feed.

More...


Most Recent Related Stories...


Yemeni family 'hopeless' after disabled daughter denied US visa

Yemeni family hopeless after disabled daughter denied visa to US Najeeb al-Omari's eyebrows are furrowed as he sits on the front steps of his home in...

Democrats, activists slam changes to State Dept. human rights report

Jeanne Shaheen and activists oppose chaes in human rights report Democratic lawmakers and activists are assailing the Trump administration over changes made to the State Department’s...

Trump challenges Native Americans’ historical standing

HHS challenges Native AmericansThe Trump administration says Native Americans might need to get a job if they want to...

More than 700 children taken from their parents at US border in 6 months period

More than 700 children detained at the borderThe Department of Homeland Security has separated more than 700 children from immigrants claiming to be...
 
America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
TVNL Tee Shirt
 
TVNL TOTE BAG
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!