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Media Matters – Fox hosts misinformation marathon to attack trial of Gitmo detainee

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Fox hosts misinformation marathon to attack trial of Gitmo detainee

Fox & Friends declared the trial of terror suspect Ahmed Ghailani to be a “civilian trial failure,” dubiously asserting that a military commission would have convicted Ghailani on all charges because a “key witness’s” testimony would have been admissible, a claim disputed by legal experts. Fox & Friends also stated that Ghailani–who could be sentenced anywhere from 20 years to life in prison–was “almost a free man” and asked if the trial was a “victory for terrorists;” however, there’s no evidence that Ghailiani would have received a harsher sentence if tried by a military commission.

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