Al-Maliki's plan prompted immediate denuciations by several US senators [JURIST report] who feared that it would apply to insurgents who killed US personnel. Last week, Iraq's Council of Ministers elaborated on al-Maliki's plan [JURIST report] by saying the government would make every effort to return detainees granted amnesty to their lives before their detention, including giving back government jobs and returning students to school, considering their jobs and education uninterrupted. AFP has more.
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