Order to Free 17 Chinese Muslims Blocked

A three-judge panel for the United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit has blocked the release of 17 Guantanamo detainees onto United States soil. A lower court had ordered that the men -- ethnic Chinese Muslims -- be released Friday. The men have spent seven years in Guantanamo Bay prison in Cuba. The government no longer considers the men enemy combatants. Tonight the Court of Appeals blocked the lower court order and set up a briefing schedule that would require all briefs in...Full Story
Commenting on this article is closed.