Wikinews Shorts: March 31, 2007
A compilation of brief news reports for Saturday, March 31, 2007.
Hicks to serve 9 months in Australia
Full report: First Guantánamo Bay prisoner sentenced
David Hicks of Australia has been sentenced to 7 years of imprisonment following his guilty plea. However, all but 9 months of that sentence has been suspended per the military judge. Hicks has already spent 5 years at Guantánamo. The United States will send him home by May 29. Hicks is first person convicted at Guantánamo since detainees began arriving in 2001.
- "Guantanamo detainee David Hicks pleads guilty to providing "material support"" — Wikinews, March 27, 2007
- "Hicks to serve nine months' jail" — , March 31, 2007
- Jane Sutton. "Australian first to be convicted at Guantanamo" — , March 31, 2007
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