GUANTANAMO BAY, CUBA -- The first war crimes trial of the Obama administration will be delayed for at least 30 days because the Pentagon-appointed lawyer for the young defendant is ill, officials said Friday.
Take an unprecedented, in-depth look at both the base and prison complex at the U.S. Naval Station at Guantanamo Bay.
Five Years at Guantanamo Bay A timeline of events in the five years since the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, was opened to detain terrorism suspects and enemy fighters.
The Manual For Military Commissions
On Jan. 18, 2007, the Defense Department released its rules for military trials of terrorism suspects. It incorporates controversial rules blocking a detainee's right to challenge his or her detention and allows prosecutors to use hearsay information or coerced evidence.