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military tribunal

noun armed services court, armed services court of law, armed services judiciary, army tribunal, judiciary of the army, military court, military court of law, military judiciary, military trial
Associated concepts: Patriot Act

military tribunal

a tribunal that is responsible for the trial and punishment of an offence against military law. See COURT MARTIAL.
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The next president may do precisely that -- an option that even this administration has tacitly acknowledged by keeping it open and restarting the military tribunals there this year.
9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Judicial Watch, the public interest organization that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, announced today that it has been approved to monitor the military tribunal of Saudi-born Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri, an al-Qaeda terrorist accused of orchestrating the October 12, 2000, attack on the Navy destroyer USS Cole.
Nabil was also referred to a military tribunal for criticising Minister of Defence Mohamed Hussein Tantawi on his blog.
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The prospect of the United States chargingGuantanamo Bay detainees before new military tribunals hasunleashed a torrent of protests from human-rights groups.
Merheb, supported by various human rights groups, has lashed out at the court for operating in violation of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which prohibits military tribunals to try civilians.
The executive order President Bush issued shortly after 9/11 that authorized special military tribunals for "enemy combatants" suspected of terrorist activity sparked controversy and criticism in the years that followed, according to Peter Judson Richards in his book Extraordinary Justice: Military Tribunals in Historical and International Context.
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