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  1. Uighur Release Moves Guantanamo One Step Closer to Closed

    Three men who posed no danger to the U.S. – a federal judge ordered them released back in 2008 – have finally left the notorious prison on a plane to Slovakia. Yusef Abbas, Hajiakbar Abdulghuper and Saidullah Khalik were held 12 years without trial. They and 19 other Uighurs were mistakenly captured in Afghanistan, brutally questioned and then held in Guantanamo limbo after the U.S. feared the men faced torture if returned to China. 

    Sources: NYT, The Guardian 

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