[JURIST] Defense lawyers for the alleged mastermind of the USS Cole bombing Abd al-Rahim Nashiri [NYT profile; JURIST news archive] requested on Thursday that Nashiri's trial at Guantanamo [JURIST backgrounder] be televised. Richard Kammen, an attorney for Nashiri, declared that televising the trial would increase transparency [AFP report] of the tribunals at Guantanamo and enable the public to see an event of worldwide interest. However, prosecutor Justin Sher argued [CSM report] that the right to a public trial does not...

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