Wednesday, July 15, 2015

PRESS ADVISORY - Guantanamo Bay Justice Report

Next Wednesday (7/22) reporters can get a first-hand account about the mistreatment of detainees at Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp.

Walter Ruiz, a former U.S. Navy Commander, who was assigned to defend people who have been captured during the War on Terror will discuss his experiences during a luncheon hosted by the Central Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the Hispanic Bar Association of Central Florida.
Walter Ruiz

Ruiz, a graduate of the University of Georgia Law School, currently represents Mustafa Ahmed Hawsawi who is accused of financing the 9/11 attack. Ruiz formerly worked for the Orange-Osceola Public Defender’s Office and as a federal public defender.

The luncheon will be held at the First United Methodist Church of Orlando, 142 E. Jackson St., Orlando.

The luncheon starts at 11:30 a.m.

TV news crews have until 12 noon to set up their equipment.

Mr. Ruiz will be available for news media questions starting at 1:15 p.m.

If you plan to send a reporter, please call David Porter Communications Inc. at 407-965-0080.

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