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Schiff introduces bill allowing Guantanamo detainee trials to be broadcast online

Schiff introduces bill allowing Guantanamo detainee trials to be broadcast online

Amendment to defend spending bill passed on party-line vote, fate of measure uncertain in Senate The House of Representatives moved Friday to make military commissions held at Guantanamo Bay more transparent by paving the way for proceedings to be broadcast online. An amendment potentially broadening the public’s access to the proceedings was included in the 2020 National Defense Authorization Act considered on Capitol Hill. Offered by Rep. Adam Schiff, California Democrat, the measure authorizes military judges at Guantanamo Bay “to order arrangements for remote public viewing of the proceedings via internet.”
Source: Schiff introduces bill allowing Guantanamo detainee trials to be broadcast online

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