The Division of Protection invitations media to cowl pre-sentencing proceedings within the case of United States v. Abd al-Hadi al-Iraqi, scheduled for Nov. 30 – Dec. 2, 2022. The defendant entered a responsible plea in early June.
The proceedings shall be performed on the Expeditionary Authorized Advanced situated in Naval Station Guantanamo Bay (NSGB) Cuba and transmitted to a closed circuit tv web site 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:
- Depart Joint Base Andrews in Maryland (JBA) to NSGB on Tuesday, Nov. 29. Return from NSGB to JBA on Sunday, Dec. 4.
Media members ought to observe the first objective of this invitation is to cowl the army commissions. Excursions of the detention services should not accessible. Requests for reporting on Guantanamo subjects unrelated to the army commissions — such because the naval base services or personnel — have to be coordinated upfront by means of the respective public officer.
Registration: Click here for registration and choose the suitable case and dates as outlined above.
Deadline: Registration have to be accomplished by 5 p.m. EDT, Friday, Sep. 30.
Further journey logistics particulars and COVID procedures shall be offered individually. By submitting the web request kind, media will start the journey course of and respective OMC PAO will help in journey preparations.
Media needing to view this listening to from Fort Meade should ship their requests by way of e-mail to [email protected] with e-mail topic line matching the courtroom case and relevant media data: title, place, sponsoring group and make contact with data.
Media might contact Lt. Cmdr. Adam Cole for extra questions at [email protected] or 571-372-8934.
Case data could be considered on the Workplace of Army Commissions web site: https://www.mc.mil.