Saudi Arabia frees Guantanamo transferees for Eid holiday Josh Camson at 9:57 AM ET
[JURIST] Saudi Arabian Interior Minister Prince Nayef bin Abdul Aziz [WS profile] announced Saturday that 55 Saudi prisoners recently transferred from Guantanamo Bay [JURIST news archive] back to their home country will be given a temporary release and stipend of $2,600 to celebrate the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Fitr [RF backgrounder]. The release will coincide with the start of the holiday around October 13. After the holiday detainees will face trials in Saudi courts.
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