Probe into Gitmo detention of German-Turk delayed as documents withheld Leslie Schulman at 4:36 PM ET
[JURIST] A German probe into the US detention of Murat Kurnaz [AI case sheet; JURIST news archive], a Turkish citizen born in Germany who was held at Guantanamo Bay [JURIST news archive] for nearly five years, is being delayed because official documents are being withheld by authorities in the state of Bremen, the chairman of the government investigation committee said Thursday. Siegfried Kauder [personal website] said he had received confirmation weeks ago from Bremen authorities that the documents would arrive soon. The papers are reported to include reports by German intelligence that link Kurnaz to radical Islamists. Reuters has more.
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