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2006-06-29 12:15:56

By Jane Sutton GUANTANAMO BAY U.S. NAVAL BASE (Reuters) - A U.S. Supreme Court ruling on war crimes tribunals being held at Guantanamo navy base will have little effect on the detention camp that holds 450 foreign captives, the camp commander said. "I don't think there's any direct outcome on our detention operation," Rear Adm. Harry Harris, the prison commander, said in an interview this week before the ruling. The high court upheld on Thursday a Guantanamo defendant's challenge to...

2006-06-29 12:09:05

Corrects spelling of Mori in paragraph eight. By Jane Sutton GUANTANAMO BAY U.S. NAVAL BASE (Reuters) - A U.S. Supreme Court ruling on war crimes tribunals being held at Guantanamo navy base will have little effect on the detention camp that holds 450 foreign captives, the camp commander said. "I don't think there's any direct outcome on our detention operation," Rear Adm. Harry Harris, the prison commander, said in an interview this week before the ruling. The high court upheld on...

2006-06-29 11:22:22

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President George W. Bush on Thursday said he had not fully reviewed the U.S. Supreme Court ruling that found the current military tribunal system to try Guantanamo prisoners unlawful, but promised it would be taken seriously. Bush said he would consult with the U.S. Congress to attain appropriate authority for the military tribunals the high court said violated U.S. military rules and the Geneva Conventions. "We take the findings seriously," he said at a news...

2006-06-29 11:02:50

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President George W. Bush on Thursday said he had not fully reviewed the U.S. Supreme Court ruling that found the current military tribunal system to try Guantanamo prisoners unlawful, but promised it would be taken seriously. Bush said he would consult with the U.S. Congress to attain appropriate authority for the military tribunals the high court said violated U.S. military rules and the Geneva Conventions. "We take the findings seriously," he said at a news...

2006-06-29 11:06:05

By James Vicini WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In a sharp rebuke of President George W. Bush's tactics in the war on terrorism, the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday struck down as unlawful the military tribunal system set up to try Guantanamo prisoners. By a 5-3 vote, the nation's highest court declared that the tribunals, which Bush created right after the September 11 attacks, violated the Geneva Conventions and U.S. military rules. "We conclude that the military commission convened to try...

2006-06-29 09:46:46

By Jane Sutton GUANTANAMO BAY U.S. NAVAL BASE (Reuters) - A U.S. Supreme Court ruling on war crimes tribunals being held at Guantanamo navy base will have little effect on the detention camp that holds 450 foreign captives, the camp commander said. "I don't think there's any direct outcome on our detention operation," Rear Adm. Harry Harris, the prison commander, said in an interview this week before the ruling. The high court upheld on Thursday a Guantanamo defendant's challenge to...

2006-06-29 09:44:32

By Jane Sutton GUANTANAMO BAY U.S. NAVAL BASE (Reuters) - A U.S. Supreme Court ruling on war crimes tribunals being held at Guantanamo navy base will have little effect on the detention camp that holds 450 foreign captives, the camp commander said. "I don't think there's any direct outcome on our detention operation," Rear Adm. Harry Harris, the prison commander, said in an interview this week before the ruling. The high court upheld on Thursday a Guantanamo defendant's challenge to...

2006-06-29 09:24:55

By Jane Sutton GUANTANAMO BAY U.S. NAVAL BASE (Reuters) - A U.S. Supreme Court ruling on war crimes tribunals being held at Guantanamo navy base will have little effect on the detention camp that holds 450 foreign captives, the camp commander said. "I don't think there's any direct outcome on our detention operation," Rear Adm. Harry Harris, the prison commander, said in an interview this week. The high court upheld on Thursday a Guantanamo defendant's challenge to President George...

2006-06-29 09:21:38

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that the military tribunal for Guantanamo prisoner Salim Ahmed Hamdan lacks the power to proceed because it violates the Geneva Conventions.

2006-06-28 20:01:17

GUANTANAMO BAY U.S. NAVAL BASE, June 28 - A few dozen Guantanamo prisoners who refused to take part in a riot were rewarded with a chance to watch three World Cup soccer matches, their American captors said on Wednesday. "We videotaped the games and took out the commercials, all the games Saudi Arabia played in," said Lt. Col. Mike Nicolucci, who functions as deputy warden in the U.S. detention camp for foreign terrorism suspects on the Guantanamo naval base in Cuba. Viewing...


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