The Division of Protection invitations media to cowl pre-trial proceedings within the case of United States v. Khalid Shaikh Mohammad, Walid Muhammad Salih Mubarek Bin ‘Attash, Ali Abdul Aziz Ali, Ramzi Bin al Shibh, and Mustafa Ahmed Adam al Hawsawi, scheduled for Could 8-26. The defendants are charged in reference to their alleged roles within the September 11, 2001, assaults in opposition to the US.
The proceedings will probably be carried out on the Expeditionary Authorized Advanced positioned in Naval Station Guantanamo Bay (NSGB) Cuba and transmitted to a closed circuit tv website at Ft. Meade Maryland.
Media might select to journey to NSGB if agreeable to protection window and prepared to pay flight price related ($800).
Protection home windows:
- Could 6-13
- Could 13-20
- Could 20-27
*Media might select to remain a couple of week.
Media members ought to observe the first function of this invitation is to cowl the army commissions. Excursions of the detention services are usually not obtainable. Requests for reporting on Guantanamo subjects unrelated to the army commissions—such because the naval base services or personnel—have to be coordinated upfront via the respective public officer.
Registration: Click on here for registration and choose the suitable case and dates as outlined above.
Deadline: All requests have to be obtained no later than midday EST, Friday, Feb. 24.
Further particulars of journey logistics and COVID procedures will probably be supplied individually. By submitting the web request type, media will start the journey course of and respective OMC PAOs will probably be in contact to help in journey preparations.
Media wanting to view this listening to from Fort Meade should ship their requests by way of electronic mail to [email protected] with e-mail topic line matching the courtroom case and relevant media info: title, place, sponsoring group and phone information.
Media might contact Lt. Cmdr. Adam Cole for added questions at [email protected] or 571-372-8934.
Case info might be considered on the Workplace of Army Commissions web site: https://www.mc.mil.