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The Courts

Submission + - Terror suspect to be trialed by coerced testimony

An anonymous reader writes: From Sydney Morning Herald, it seems that the "US Defence Department has drafted a manual for trying detainees at the Guantanamo Bay jail that would allow terror suspects to be imprisoned, convicted and executed on the basis of hearsay evidence or coerced testimony". Is this the way democracy should work? Isn't it hypocritical?

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