© 2024 | Jefferson Public Radio
Southern Oregon University
1250 Siskiyou Blvd.
Ashland, OR 97520
541.552.6301 | 800.782.6191
Listen | Discover | Engage a service of Southern Oregon University
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00 0:00
Available On Air Stations

Guantanamo Terrorism Trial Comes to Abrupt Halt

A terrorism trial at the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, came to an abrupt halt Monday after a federal judge ruled that the defendant had not been given a chance to show he is a prisoner of war. Salim Ahmed Hamden's lawyers had challenged his detention in federal court. Hear NPR's Jackie Northam.

Copyright 2004 NPR

Jackie Northam
Jackie Northam is NPR's International Affairs Correspondent. She is a veteran journalist who has spent three decades reporting on conflict, geopolitics, and life across the globe - from the mountains of Afghanistan and the desert sands of Saudi Arabia, to the gritty prison camp at Guantanamo Bay and the pristine beauty of the Arctic.