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Obama Caves on Allowing Innocent Uighurs to Settle in U.S.

Fri, 06/12/2009 - 12:00

The legal black hole otherwise known as Guantánamo Bay presents President Obama with many dilemmas, e.g., the prospect of indefinite preventive detention.  But this--settlement of innocents in the U.S.--should not one of them.

Kaua'i group: Send us Gitmo detainees

Fri, 06/12/2009 - 12:00

A Kaua‘i group on Thursday sent a letter to Gov. Linda Lingle and the state’s congressional delegation requesting that the 17 Uighur nationals that are to be sent from the U.S. Detention Facility in Guantanamo Bay to Palau instead be routed to Hawai‘i Islands.

Who Are the Four Guantanamo Uighurs Sent to Bermuda?

Fri, 06/12/2009 - 12:00

While everyone was looking at a map, trying to work out exactly where Palau is, following the announcement on Tuesday that Guantánamo's 17 Uighur prisoners were to be resettled there, it now transpires that four of the men have been quietly flown to Bermuda instead.

PARADISE 'LOST' FOR GITMO GANG

Thu, 06/11/2009 - 12:00

A leading advocate for 17 ethnic Uighurs from China held at Guantanamo Bay prison is throwing cold water on the Obama administration's plan to transfer the detainees to the tropical island paradise of Palau.

Four Uyghur Detainees Released

Thu, 06/11/2009 - 12:00

Four men belonging to the mostly Muslim Uyghur ethnic group and held by the United States at Guantanamo Bay for more than seven years have been released and landed early Thursday on the North Atlantic island of Bermuda, Uyghur sources and the U.S. Justice Department said.

Four Guantánamo detainees to reside in Bermuda

Thu, 06/11/2009 - 12:00

The Chinese Muslims, deemed no threat to the US, were released for resettlement and arrived Thursday.

China Protests Moving of Detainees

Thu, 06/11/2009 - 12:00

The Chinese government protested Thursday over the decision by the American government to resettle a group of Chinese Muslims to the isolated archipelago of Palau and demanded that they be returned to China.

United States Resettles Four Uighur Detainees from Guantanamo Bay to the Government of Bermuda

Thu, 06/11/2009 - 12:00

Four detainees, Chinese nationals of Uighur ethnicity who had been held at the Guantanamo Bay detention facility, have been resettled in Bermuda.

China: Government Rebuffs UN Human Rights Council

Thu, 06/11/2009 - 12:00

China has made a mockery of its commitment to the UN Human Rights Council’s Universal Periodic Review process, Human Rights Watch said today.

Bermuda's Premier Explains Uighurs In Their Midst

Thu, 06/11/2009 - 12:00

The Premier of Bermuda, Dr. the Hon. Ewart F. Brown, JP, MP, just released a statement on the four Uighur detainees resettled in Bermuda today.

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