Lizin's report, written before a recent release of 14 Saudi Arabian detainees [JURIST report], states that 460 detainees still remain at Guantanamo and pushes for a shutdown of the prison base due to the high number of prisoners who should not be prosecuted. While the US Supreme Court ruled [JURIST report] earlier this week that President Bush's military commissions [JURIST news archive] are illegal for Guantanamo detainees, it did not address whether the facility should be shut down. AFP has more.
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