Many Gitmo prisoners to be released as terror camp develops permanent look Jen Nolan at 2:02 PM ET
[JURIST] According to a senior US defense official, the US will be transfering or releasing "a significant proportion" of the 549 prisoners from the US naval base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. The change is taking place to accommodate new permanent construction at the base, including a new prison facility worth $25 million and a new $1.7 million psychiatric wing. The Financial Times has more. Tomorrow, Tuesday, marks the third year of the base's use as a detention camp for terror suspects.
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