Gitmo detainees to represent themselves at U.S. military tribunal [Archives:2008/1162/Local News]

May 9 2008

SANA'A, June 8 ) Two Yemeni prisoners at the U.S. Guantanamo Bay military detention facility, Ramzi Bin Al-Shaibah (sometimes spelled Bin Al-Shibh) and Waleed Bin Attash, appeared before a military tribunal hearing along with three other high-profile detainees this past week. The men told the tribunal, overseen by U.S. Marine Colonel Judge Ralph Kohlmann, that they desired “martyrdom”” and that they wanted to act as their own lawyers in the upcoming proceedings. Though Bin Attash