Sunday, February 22, 2009

Obama Sides With Bush, Detainees Can't Challenge Detention in U.S. Courts

Obama: No rights for Bagram prisoners - White House-
"The Obama administration, siding with the Bush White House, contended Friday that detainees in Afghanistan have no constitutional rights

In a two-sentence court filing, the Justice Department said it agreed that detainees at Bagram Airfield cannot use U.S. courts to challenge their detention. The filing shocked human rights attorneys."

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