WASHINGTON - March 9 - Today, September 11th Families for Peaceful Tomorrows, a national organization of more than 200 relatives of victims of the 9/11 attacks, delivered a letter to Attorney General Eric Holder asking to meet with him to discuss their support for civilian trials for Guantanamo detainees including alleged 9/11 master mind Khalid Sheik Mohammed. The families’ group acted in the wake of reports that the Obama administration is considering trying Mohammed before a military tribunal.
In the letter, the group voiced its concern that the Administration was considering
The group is preparing to launch a public education campaign to bolster support for civilian trials for terrorism suspects which they believe is a critical step to reversing Bush administration policies that undermine due process and the rule of law.
A copy of the letter is attached and available at www.peacefultomorrows.org.