Saturday, January 20, 2007

US Terror Trials to Allow Hearsay

January 18, 2007 2:36 MECCA TIME (Al Jazeera)

The US defence department has released new rules allowing terror suspects to be convicted and possibly executed on the basis of hearsay evidence and some coerced testimony.

The rules, which the department says are "fair", are contained in a manual to be used for upcoming trials of terrorism suspects.

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