15 Guan­tanamo Bay de­tainees moved to UAE

The Myanmar Times - - World -

Fif­teen Guan­tanamo Bay de­tainees have been trans­ferred to the United Arab Emi­rates, the largest such re­lease in years, the Pen­tagon said on Au­gust 15. The lat­est trans­fers bring the re­main­ing pop­u­la­tion of the de­ten­tion cen­tre down to 61. Since the Septem­ber 11, 2001, at­tacks, about 780 in­mates have been housed in the United States mil­i­tary-run fa­cil­ity. Ac­cord­ing to a State Depart­ment of­fi­cial, 12 of the men are from Ye­men and three are Afghans.

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