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James L. Pohl, cut attorney Walter Ruiz off, insisting that court testimony stick to the aftermath of the Oct. 14 procedure at Guantanamos base hospital, on the Friday night after the last pretrial hearing. Monday marked the first time that prison officials described the nature of the surgery, which Hawsawis lawyers had consistently described as repair of a fissure in Hawsawis anus related to mistreatment of his rectum in CIA custody. This man was sodomized; hes not the average individual, said Ruiz, a reserve Navy commander serving on the case as a civilian, at one point shouting at the judge that his court was disrespectful to our flag, disrespectful to our system of justice. It was a day of drama at the war court capped by Pohls ruling that pretrial hearings would continue all week. Hawsawi himself refused to testify, his lawyer said he was too unwell, and the judge found insufficient evidence that the Saudi was in too much pain seven weeks after the procedure to work with his legal team. Hawsawis doctor an Army physician called the senior medical officer of Guantanamos most clandestine prison, Camp 7 disclosed that he approved surgery for hemorrhoids after trying to treat the captives pain in other ways. While it can be painful, and Hawsawi was prescribed a narcotic called Tramadol that can cause dizziness and sleepiness, the doctor of seven years who specializes in internal medicine said the Saudi should be able to sit through six or seven hours of hearings each day. Hawsawi is accused of helping some of the hijackers who killed nearly 3,000 people on Sept. 11, 2001, with money, Western clothing, travelers checks and credit cards, and like the other four awaiting trial as conspirators, could face military execution if convicted. Pohl ruled that Hawsawi could choose to skip the rest of the weeks hearings and stay behind in his Camp 7 cell, but that he would have to sign a form declaring his waiver voluntary and not blame his poor health. Otherwise he would be compelled to sit in court and watch. The doctor, who has been working at the prison since September, also said Hawsawi was in good spirits at a Nov.
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