U.S. Scales Back Plans For Gitmo Prosecutions, Lack of Evidence…WTF?!?!? Coming Soon To A FEMA Camp Near You
So they don’t even have enough evidence to prosecute them, but they’re holding them indefinitely without charges?!?!?
Coming soon to a FEMA camp near you?!?!?
The US is scaling back its Guantanamo prosecutions from 36 to 20 or less, admitting that it lacks the evidence to convict many of the detainees of international war crimes.
Of the 166 detainees held at the prison camps, few have viable charges to face war crimes tribunal. Army Brigadier General Mark Martins, the chief prosecutor for the tribunals, told Reuters that the 36 detainees the US initially sought to prosecute was an “ambitious” number.
The Guantanamo Review Task Force completed a review in 2010 that made this determination, but Martins said no more than 20 detainees have viable charges that prosecutors could realistically pursue. Seven of these have already undergone their trials, and six are facing pretrial hearings this week and next…
“If you can’t trust us, we’re going to have some problems…” ~ Barack Hussein Obama