Obama orders halt in Guantanamo prosecutions
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Prosecutors are to call on military judges to suspend the proceedings of the military commissions at Guantanamo Bay for 120 days at the request of President Barack Obama, according to a source close to the trial.
REUTERS - Hours after taking office on Tuesday, U.S. President Barack Obama ordered military prosecutors in the Guantanamo war crimes tribunals to ask for a 120-day halt in all pending cases.
Prosecutors said in their written request the halt was "in the interests of justice."
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