Obama to lift freeze on new Guantanamo trials (AFP) – 263th Edition

8 03 2011

File photo of the entrance to Camp Justice, at Guantanamo Bay US Naval Base, Cuba. Guantanamo Bay still holds 172 prisoners, including key suspects from the September 11 attacks and other strikes against the United States, as well as prisoners scooped up from the battlefields of Afghanistan.(AFP/Pool/Brennan Linsley)AFP – President Barack Obama lifted a ban on new military trials for Guantanamo Bay terror suspects, apparently conceding that the camp he has vowed to close will not be emptied any time soon.

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