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U. S. DOJ Accuses Lawyers of Provoking Unreast

[The U.S. Department of Justice] accuses lawyers of provoking unrest among the detainees and threatening camp security.Barry M. Kamins, the bar group’s president, deemed it an unjust insult that could not be taken lying down. His is one of the oldest and largest associations of lawyers in the country, with more than 23,000 members…

“Guantanamo has developed into a symbol of abuse, mistreatment and injustice in the eyes of the entire world,” Mr. Kamins said. “The practices tolerated there have done incalculable damage to the reputation of the United States as an advocate of fundamental justice and the rule of law.”

The New York Times
May 11, 2007