Saturday, January 21, 2012

"Smuggling" accusations continue

Not too long ago one of the Guantanamo attorneys was accused of smuggling underpants to a another attorney is accused of smuggling pamphlets....The search process before seeing a client is exhaustive---and exhausting and the notion that any one of us would risk our law licenses to bring in this trivia is beyond the pale....but that doesn't stop the military.
Read the whole story on truthout here.
Guantanamo Commander’s “Smuggling” Claim Against Military Attorney Preceded Legal Mail Order 
by: Jason Leopold, Truthout | Report
This is the front cover of a pamphlet produced by a Kuwaiti-based anti-Guantanamo organization that was set up in November to try and win the release of two Kuwaiti prisoners, pictured on the cover of the pamphlet, who are detained at the detention facility. The commander of Guantanamo, Rear Adm. David Woods, accused one of the detainee's attorneys of "smuggling" the pamphlet into Guantanamo three weeks before he issued a widely condemned order calling for a review of detainees' legal mail. (Image: Lt. Col. Barry Wingard)