The 2006 antiterror law makes it a crime to take part in demonstrations supporting the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK).
Sri Lanka will fight a resolution backed by Western nations calling for an inquiry into possible war crimes during the conflict against the Tamil Tigers.
His bid to close the prison camp in jeopardy, he laid out five options Thursday for resolving the detainees' status.
Some Guantánamo detainees – with new legal protections for statements made under interrogation – will be tried.
Signed by 77 activists, a petition sent by express mail Wednesday night calls for an elected parliament and public access to the trials of 991 suspects in Al Qaeda-inspired violence.
Bush had shunned it as an ineffective dictators' club. Obama's team pledges to work from within to 'improve' it.
Islamist militias' clashes with Somalia's government has forced more than 25,000 to flee.