To date, the US government has announced charges against 23 detainees whom it plans to try by military commission, including six against whom it is seeking the death penalty. In the seven years since the Bush administration announced that it planned to try Guantanamo detainees by military commission, only one terrorism suspect has gone to trial. However, there have been dozens of pre-trial hearings.
Human Rights Watch sends monitors to the military commission proceedings to document fundamental due process violations and covers the hearings Salon.com.
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