Guantanamo Detainee Records May Be in Jeopardy; SAA and Others Seek Clarification

 

April 20, 2007 A protective order issued by the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia raises concerns about permanent retention of Guantanamo detainee court case files. SAA has requested clarification from the chief judge and the Archivist of the United States, and has joined with the National Coalition for History to sign on to a letter from OpenTheGovernment.org on this critical issue.

  • Letter to The Honorable Thomas F. Hogan, Chief Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, April 19, 2007 (PDF)
  • Letter to Archivist of the United States Allen Weinstein, April 19, 2007 (PDF)