Detainees from 20+ nations still at Gitmo

Agence France-Presse

06/30/09

Approximately 229 detainees from ‘about two dozen countries’ are still held in Guantanamo, according to the latest Pentagon figures, provided to AFP. Of the remaining detainees, the largest group — about 100 men — is from Yemen. The next most represented nationals are Afghans and Algerians, with about 20 from each country, according to the US Department of Defense. In addition, the Pentagon said there are roughly 10 Saudi detainees and 13 Chinese Muslim ethnic Uighurs left at the detention facility in the US naval base at Guantanamo Bay in southeastern Cuba. There are between five and 10 detainees each from Libya, Pakistan, Syria and Tunisia, according to the figures...

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Guantanamo: Charge or release prisoners

Future of Freedom Foundation
by Andy Worthington

06/30/09

So what’s happening now? According to a joint Washington Post/ProPublica article on Friday, ‘The Obama administration, fearing a battle with Congress that could stall plans to close Guantanamo, has drafted an executive order that would reassert presidential authority to incarcerate terrorism suspects indefinitely,’ according to ‘three senior government officials.’ The administration moved swiftly to refute the story, with the Justice Department maintaining that it would not comment on specific plans until after July 21, when the administration’s inter-departmental Guantanamo Task Force is scheduled to complete its review of all the Guantanamo cases, and an unnamed official telling AFP that ‘no such draft order existed, though internal deliberations were taking place on how to deal with those inmates who could not be released or tried in civilian courts’...

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