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Yemeni Detainee Rejects U.S.-Supplied Lawyer

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Yemeni Detainee Rejects U.S.-Supplied Lawyer

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Yemeni Detainee Rejects U.S.-Supplied Lawyer

Yemeni Detainee Rejects U.S.-Supplied Lawyer

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In a pretrial hearing at the U.S. base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, a Yemeni prisoner charged with conspiracy to commit war crimes rejects his military-supplied lawyer. The man's demand for either a Yemeni lawyer or the right to defend himself is being considered by the presiding officer. Hear NPR's Melissa Block and NPR's Jackie Northam.

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