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  • Sunday, March 19, 2006

    Bush claims he can violate Guantanamo captives' rights

    Capitol Hill Blue has this report:

    The Bush administration argued Friday that a newly enacted law wipes out hundreds of pending court cases by detainees in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, who are challenging their confinement.

    In papers filed with a federal appeals court, the Justice Department said the Detainee Treatment Act signed by President Bush on Dec. 30 restricts detainees' rights to reviews by the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in the District of Columbia.

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