Monday, March 16, 2015

Inter-American Commission hearing at 2:00 p.m. today

James G. Connell and Walter Ruiz are lead defense counsel for Ammar al Baluchi and Mustafa Al Hawsawi, respectively, in United States v. Khalid Sheikh Mohammad (the 9/11 Military Commission case). The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights granted their petition and they will speak in the course of a thematic hearing today regarding the "Situation of human rights of persons deprived of liberty in the Guantanamo Naval Base." They are scheduled to appear at 2:00 p.m. EST (in Washington, D.C.). The hearing will be streamed live at this link:

Click on the icon for the "Padilha Vidal Room."

Postscript: Your editor is watching the video right now (2:35 p.m.). The site advises that only 27 people are viewing the live video.

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