USA: Further information on Legal concern

By AI International Secretariat, , Index number: AMR 51/137/2008

Seventeen Uighurs remain in indefinite military detention in the US Naval Base at Guantánamo Bay in Cuba more than a month after a federal judge ruled that their continued detention was unlawful and ordered their release into the USA. The government obtained an emergency stay of the order from a higher court, which will now hold oral arguments on the issue on 24 November.

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