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Justice on Trial



This book is available in a digital format only. 

Some have called it the "trial of the century," saying it will rival Nuremberg for historical significance. Others decry the Guantanamo prosecution of alleged 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and four others as a "show trial," tainted by torture and secrecy. Toronto Star national security correspondent Michelle Shephard, who has covered Guantanamo for a decade, reporting on more than two dozen trips to the base, gives readers an intimate and dramatic look at the hearings in her ebook Justice on Trial: Inside Guantanamo's Divisive 9/11 Prosecution. Told through the eyes of a brother of a 9/11 victim, Guantanamo's chief prosecutor, Mohammed's defense attorney and the accused himself, Justice on Trial is essential reading on the momentous reckoning for a crime committed 12 years ago.  


Michelle Shepard is the Toronto Star’s National Security correspondent and has covered issues of terrorism, security and civil rights in the years since 9/11, travelling extensively throughout Kenya, Somalia and Yemen, as well as visiting Waziristan, Washington and a few places in between. She has made the journey to Guantanamo Bay’s U.S. Naval Base 26 times and counting. Shephard is the author of two books, Decade of Fear: Reporting from Terrorism’s Grey Zone (2011) and Guantanamo’s Child (2008). She is currently directing and producing two feature-length documentaries and is on the board of directors of Canadian Journalists for Free Expression and the Canadian Journalism Forum on Violence and Trauma.

Star Dispatches ebooks provide readers with exceptional long-form journalism from the Toronto Star newsroom.



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