Earlier this month, responding to an order [JURIST report] by US District Judge Jed S. Rakoff [official profile], the Defense Department released [JURIST report] uncensored transcripts [PDF files] of hearings for 317 detainees before Combatant Status Review Tribunals [DOD materials] at Guantanamo. The Department has said that no transcripts exist for another 241 detainees who refused to appear before the tribunal. Judge Rakoff has not ruled on whether transcripts from a second round of hearings must be released. AP has more.
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