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July 6, 2011 7:56 am

Somali Pirate to get Civilian Trial

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Boston Globe – The Obama administration announced yesterday that it would prosecute in civilian court a young Somali accused of ties to two Islamist militant groups.

The decision to fly the man to New York for trial, after interrogating him for months aboard a US naval vessel, is likely to reignite debate about the detention and prosecution of terrorism suspects.

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