The Trump era has stranded these five men at Guantanamo Bay

January 22, 2017
Chicago Tribune

Wells Dixon, a senior staff attorney at the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR), which represented the Algerian prisoner, said the Obama administration's instinct to fight off legal challenges like the one about Barhoumi and Nasir was partly to blame for the fact the prison remains open.

He said the government's rejection of the legal petition to free the two prisoners, just days before Trump took office and shut down future transfer options, meant the men "may remain stranded at Guantanamo forever." ...

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