November 17, 2008

Guantanamo Bay news items (sigh)

The number of juveniles held at Guantanamo Bay was revised upwards by US military officials. Twelve juvenile prisoners have been held at the US camp on Cuba, up from eight
reported in May to a United Nations committee on child rights, the Pentagon said.

Obama 'will close Guantanamo Bay

In his first major interview since polling day, President-elect Barack Obama said last night that upon taking office he would close Guantanamo Bay and ban torture by the American military.

'This agreement hands Iraq over (to the US) on a golden platter and for an indefinite period.' Iraq's cabinet agrees deal for US troops to remain for three more years

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