The Division of Protection invitations media to cowl pre-trial proceedings Feb. 20-March 3 for Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri, the defendant charged within the assault on the USS Cole (DDG 67).
The proceedings will happen on the Expeditionary Authorized Advanced positioned in Naval Station Guantanamo Bay (NSGB) Cuba and transmitted to pick out closed circuit tv websites.
Media might select to journey to NSGB if agreeable to protection home windows outlined under and keen to pay flight charges related ($800); protection home windows are decided by flights, that are Saturday to Saturday. Particular floor guidelines will observe registration.
Media members ought to be aware the first function of this invitation is to cowl the army commissions. Excursions of the detention amenities will not be out there. Requests for reporting on Guantanamo matters unrelated to the army commissions —such because the naval base amenities or personnel— should be coordinated prematurely by means of the respective public officer who has authority over these matters. OMC public affairs can present level of contact info as wanted.
Protection home windows:
• Feb. 18-25
• Feb. 25-March 4
*Media might select to remain a couple of week.
Registration: Click on here for registration and choose the suitable case and dates as outlined above.
Deadline: All requests should be obtained no later than 5 p.m. EST, Thursday, Dec. 15.
Extra particulars of journey logistics and COVID procedures will probably be supplied individually. By submitting the net request kind, media will start the journey course of and respective OMC PAOs will probably be in contact to help in journey preparations.
CCTV Web site
Media wanting to view this listening to from the media-designated viewing website at Fort Meade, Maryland should ship their requests by way of e-mail to [email protected] with e-mail topic line matching the court docket case and relevant media info: identify, 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 could be seen on the Workplace of Army Commissions web site: https://www.mc.mil.