Guantanamo video device watches, but doesn't listen to privileged conversations
March 21st, 2013
02:16 AM ET

Guantanamo video device watches, but doesn't listen to privileged conversations

By Mike Mount and Larry Shaughnessy, CNN

A photo of a listening device in a room where attorneys met with terror detainees at Guantanamo Bay caused a stir this month, but a senior military official says it is a relic from the days when interrogations occurred in the facility.

A military judge hearing the case against the September 11, 2001, terror mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and four others ordered the photo released earlier this month.

The device baffled defense lawyers who speak with their Guantanamo clients in the room where the device, which looks like a smoke detector, was hanging.

One of the top military lawyers for the Gitmo detention facility said he looked into the matter and found no one was listening in on privileged conversations, The Miami Herald reported.

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  1. Rosario Schmoldt

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    March 6, 2021 at 2:16 pm | Reply
  2. Kayaking Maps

    It amazes me that we give these guys rights . What are we thinking ?

    May 31, 2017 at 8:18 pm | Reply
  3. Delaware water Gap Map

    Are you kidding me how do we allow these guys to have any type of rights they should have no rights.

    May 5, 2017 at 8:15 pm | Reply
  4. Ed

    Al Qaeda means "Toilet Bowl" in Arabic, this is all a bunch of crap to feed brainwashed Americans, I don't know what Khalid Sheikh Mohammed did, but the trade center was an inside job if you do your research.

    March 26, 2013 at 9:11 pm | Reply
  5. George Patton

    why there is no sink hole happening under GITMO camp, when we need it?

    March 21, 2013 at 8:22 pm | Reply
  6. Tony

    We waste money for the lawers and these killers. Just line them up and shot them. Save US Tax dollar for the needed people.

    March 21, 2013 at 4:46 pm | Reply
  7. saeed

    you are all a bunch a irish dogs someone will soon teach all your irish mothers in dublin a lesson kill all of them.

    March 21, 2013 at 10:50 am | Reply
    • christian

      Hey bro don't you have some babies to kill somewhere? It's people like you who give all Muslims a bad name. If only we could stomp people like you into bloody puddles the remainder of Muslims could live in peace.

      March 25, 2013 at 1:59 pm | Reply

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