Plan to Shutter Guantanamo Sacrifices Habeas Corpus to Imperial Conceit

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The Pentagon proposal expected this week would sanction false imprisonment on U.S. soil.

Indefinite detention without trial is illegal under international law, but that's slim comfort for the 35 men being held at Guantánamo with no prospect of release or a day in court. (A further two dozen men remain in legal limbo, recommended for trial by a federal task force five years ago but not yet charged.) The 35 "forever" prisoners are men the U.S. deems too dangerous to release but is reluctant to try in court...

Jenifer Fenton, Executive Producer Al Jazeera America

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