From: The Human Rights Blog Update: Court orders release of “enemy combatant” in U.S.

Here is an update from Marga Lacabe’s Human Right’s Blog: Court orders release of “enemy combatant” in U.S.
2007.06.11 15:03:47



Mon Jun 11, 2007 5:07PM EDT

By James Vicini

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President George W. Bush cannot order the military to indefinitely imprison a suspected al Qaeda operative, who is the only foreign national held in the United States as an “enemy combatant,” a court

ruled on Monday.

The 2-1 appellate ruling was a major setback for Bush’s contention in the war on terrorism that he has the power to detain people in the United

States without charging them.

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