Gitmo general expects release of prisoners, cites lack of evidence

US Brigadier General Martin Lucenti, the deputy commander of the unit that runs the Guantanamo Bay military base, is quoted in Tuesday's Financial Times as saying that the United States does not have enough evidence to prosecute all of the prisoners at the facilty and that he expected most to be released or extradited.

More than 150 prisoners have been released or extradited for further detention since the first arrived in early 2002. There remain 550 prisoners at the base. The FT article is here.

 

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