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Britain to settle with former Guantanimo detainees

Six former Guantanimo detainees brought legal action against the British government, and today they reached a settlement of over $1.6 million.  Al Jazeera has the story.

“The prime minister set out clearly in his statement to the House (of Commons) on July 6 that we need to deal with the totally unsatisfactory situation where for ‘the past few years, the reputation of our security services has been overshadowed by allegations about their involvement in the treatment of detainees held by other countries,” the Cabinet Office said.

I believe that the United States is one of those other countries the cabinet official is referring to.


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