Thursday, January 22, 2009
At 11:29 PM 1.20.09 ( First Posted at 11:29 PM 1.20.09)
On CNN it said on the ticker that Obama was suspending prosecutions of GITMO Detainees at this time. So I went and looked it up, it has not officially hit the airwaves. IF this is true as of 11:29 Tonight, this shows he is keeping his promises and honoring our Constitution....Please stay posted on this issue and email me if you find more...( Sadly there was not much yet on the Internet, but I will keep searching...
January 20, 2009
Obama orders suspension of prosecution at Gitmo
Posted: 11:55 PM ET::
GUANTANAMO BAY, Cuba (CNN) — In one of his first acts in office, President Obama has ordered the U.S. government to suspend prosecutions of prisoners at Guantanamo Bay for 120 days, a military spokesman said Tuesday.
Voice of America has more.....
McClatchey has more emerging details.
Read the DRAFT Document here about GITMO Closure, Please note that it acknowledges the Geneva Conventions...and yes, it RESTORES Habeus Corpus...really. 5 Pages of WOW.
IMPORTANT, THE ORDERS WILL NOT JUST BE GITMO, BUT ALSO FOREIGN PRISONS see the NYT article....
This Reuters article gives more insight how ex -Detainees feel abroad.
1.22.09 Executive Orders Signed in the Past Hour regarding GITMO, Secret Prisons, and Harsh Interrogation.