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Mothers of Iran's detainees fare better than parents of US detainees

Nancy Talanian

Read this blog on Huffington Post.

Pre-trial Hearing of 1st Obama Military Commission Tries Child Soldier

Nancy Talanian

The pre-trial hearing for the first Military Tribunal in Obama’s presidency began last week, following the delayed release of the new manual for Military Commissions.  The government’s justification for trying Omar Khadr by Military Commission is that, in its view, his alleged murder of a US soldier via a hand grenade was a violation of the law of war. According to Lt. Col. David Frakt, under the Military Commission rules, “A detainee may be convicted of murder in violation of the law of war even if they did not actually violate the law of war.”