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US terror trials condemned

Human rights groups have expressed outrage at the planned use of military tribunals to try terror suspects being held in Guantanamo Bay. There are at least 680 suspected al-Qaeda and Taleban members at the US naval base in Cuba. President Bush decided on Thursday that six of them, including Britons Moazzam Begg and Feroz Abbasi and Australian David Hicks should face trial in a military tribunal rather than in a regular court. But the decision has been criticised by human rights group who say the tribunals are a “legal black hole”. Neil Durkin, a spokesman for the human rights organisation Amnesty International said the detainees could not have a fair trial. Full Story

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