Court Considers Guantanamo Detainee's Rights Plea A federal appeals court hears arguments in a case that tests the Bush administration's procedures for trying alleged al Qaeda members for war crimes. Guantanamo Bay detainee Salim Ahmed Hamdan is suing for rights at trial that are accorded to prisoners of war under international treaties.
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Court Considers Guantanamo Detainee's Rights Plea

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Court Considers Guantanamo Detainee's Rights Plea

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A federal appeals court hears arguments in a case that tests the Bush administration's procedures for trying alleged al Qaeda members for war crimes. Guantanamo Bay detainee Salim Ahmed Hamdan is suing for rights at trial that are accorded to prisoners of war under international treaties.