Tuesday, August 16, 2016

White House Orders The Release Of Fifteen Guantanamo Bay Detainees To United Arab Emirates

The Guardian: US transfers 15 Guantánamo detainees in largest single release under Obama

Only 61 detainees remain at US facility after transfer made in final months of Obama’s presidency, a move to be announced by Pentagon later on Monday.

The largest single transfer of Guantánamo Bay detainees of Barack Obama’s presidency was announced on Monday, as 15 long-held men departed the infamous detention center.

The transfer, officially announced by the Pentagon on Monday evening, brings the Guantánamo detainee population down to 61.

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U.S. Transfers 15 Guantanamo Bay Detainees -- WSJ
Largest transfer of Gitmo detainees under Obama announced -- CNN
Pentagon releases 15 more Gitmo detainees -- USA Today
Fifteen Guantanamo Bay Detainees Released to United Arab Emirates -- NBC
Washington transfers 15 Guantanamo prisoners to UAE -- Al Jazeera
15 Guantanamo Bay Detainees Transferred To United Arab Emirates -- NPR

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