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USA: Judicial review and remedy still more myth than reality for Guantánamo detainees

, Index number: AMR 51/051/2009

Ten months after the US Supreme Court ruled in Boumediene v. Bush that the detainees held in US military custody at Guantánamo Bay in Cuba were entitled to a "prompt" habeas corpus hearing in district court to determine the lawfulness of their detention, only a handful of them have received such a hearing. Amnesty International details its concerns in a new report.

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