The Division of Protection invitations media to cowl pre-trial proceedings April 10-21 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 Complicated positioned in Naval Station Guantanamo Bay (NSGB) Cuba and might be transmitted to pick out closed circuit tv websites.
Media might select to journey to NSGB if agreeable to protection home windows outlined beneath and prepared to pay flight charges related ($800); protection home windows are decided by flights, that are Saturday to Saturday. Particular floor guidelines will comply with registration.
Media members ought to observe the first objective of this invitation is to cowl the army commissions. Excursions of the detention amenities usually are not out there. Requests for reporting on Guantanamo subjects unrelated to the army commissions—such because the naval base amenities or personnel—should be coordinated upfront via the respective public officer who has authority over these subjects. OMC public affairs can present level of contact data as wanted.
Protection home windows:
*Media might select to remain multiple week.
Registration: Click here for registration and choose the suitable case and dates as outlined above.
Deadline: All requests should be acquired no later than 5 p.m. EST, Friday, Feb. 3.
Extra particulars of journey logistics and COVID procedures might be offered individually. By submitting the net request kind, media will start the journey course of and respective OMC PAOs might be in contact to help in journey preparations.
Media wanting to view this listening to from the media-designated viewing website at Fort Meade, Maryland should ship their requests through e mail to [email protected] with e-mail topic line matching the court docket case and relevant media data: title, place, sponsoring group and make contact with information.
Media might contact Lt. Cmdr. Adam Cole for extra questions at [email protected] or 571-372-8934.
Case data might be considered on the Workplace of Navy Commissions web site: https://www.mc.mil.