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#1 of 2 Old 10-21-2008, 04:03 PM - Thread Starter
 
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On Tuesday, the lawyer of Binyam Mohamed criticised the US government after all terror charges were dropped against his client.

"Far from being a victory for Mr Mohamed in his long-running struggle for justice, this is more of the same farce that is Guantanamo," Stafford Smith said.

"The military has informed us that they plan to charge him again within a month" after the US presidential election, Mr Smith said.

Mr Mohamed, 30, is the last UK resident held at Guantanamo Bay.
At least both McCain and Obama agree on closing Guantanamo.

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The Bush administration sees the Guantanamo Bay centre as a vital tool in the "war on terror".

But critics say it is a legal black hole in which suspects have been abused and face either military tribunals or open-ended imprisonment.
Black Hole Indeed.

I wish Due process weren't so very very broken...But am very happy they have been released.
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