Guantanamo whistleblowers ordered not to discuss abuse allegations Michael Sung at 9:41 AM ET
[JURIST] Chief US Marine Corps defense counsel Col. Carol Joyce has ordered a top Marine Corps lawyer and a paralegal to refrain from speaking with the press concerning allegations of widespread abuse of prisoners by guards at Guantanamo Bay [JURIST news archive], a military spokesperson confirmed Saturday. The order, initially revealed by Muneer Ahmad [faculty profile], a civilian defense lawyer representing Canadian Guantanamo detainee Omar Khadr [JURIST news archive], was described by the spokesperson as being "necessary to ensure all actions of the counsel are in compliance with regulations establishing professional standards for military attorneys."
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