The souls left in Guantanamo Bay won't just disappear

January 11, 2018

Few things could more appropriately commemorate Thursday's 16th anniversary of the opening of the Guantanamo Bay detention facility than a new lawsuit filed by 11 of the 41 detainees still in US custody there.

Thursday's filing argues that, even if these men were once properly subject to military detention as part of the armed conflict between the United States and al Qaeda, neither US nor international law permits perpetual detention -- the fate to which it now appears these men are inexorably (and unlawfully) headed. ...

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