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Need this news like a hole in the head....

"Three detainees at Guantanamo Bay apparently committed suicide amid protests of the U.S. military prison by inmates, the Defense Department said Saturday. They were the first reported deaths at the detention center where suspected terrorists have been held for as long as 4 1/2 years.

"Two men from Saudi Arabia and one from Yemen were found "unresponsive and not breathing in their cells" early Saturday, according to a statement from the Miami-based U.S. Southern Command, which has jurisdiction over the prison. Attempts were made to revive the prisoners, but failed."

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Frankly, I'm still surprised there haven't been more successful suicides over the last four years.
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Can you imagine the despair? Trapped with no recourse, no charges, no contact with the outside world, no end in sight... for years...
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That's so sad.
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How do we know they committed suicide? Because someone who's been confining and torturing them for four years says so? Sorry, not the most reliable source in the world.

Bush doesn't want them "on the streets." He can't bring them to trial.

I bet there will be more.
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Why do all the TV and print news sources keep insisting they were "not desperate?"

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Frankly, I'm still surprised there haven't been more successful suicides over the last four years.
There have been many attempts.
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i head on democracy now that there is no way they commited suicide . it is strickly against muslim law. but maybe they were so desperate they lost hope in their own religion
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