East Turkestan: Detainees in Limbo
Recent reports have revealed that also Canada and New Zealand have refused to resettle Uyghurs detained at Guantanamo Bay, long cleared for release but unable to find a safe home.
Below is an article published by The
New Zealand refused several times to take detainees the U.S. wanted to relocate from its Guantanamo Bay military prison, a senior New Zealand official said today [20 August 2007].
"In 2005 and early 2006,
He was responding to questions after it was revealed that
Earlier this month, the Canadian Press reported that notes prepared for former Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Peter MacKay in February indicate the Bush administration asked
The Pentagon has confirmed the
"The government has long stated that we have no desire to be the world's jailer. To that end, we continue to discuss with other governments the possibility of transferring detainees once humane treatment and continuing threat concerns have been satisfactorily addressed by the receiving country," Pentagon spokesman Greg Hicks told Associated Press in an e-mail last week [13 August 2007].