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October 10, 2003
Boo. Hoo.

According to the International Red Cross, the prisoners at Guantanamo aren't happy:

Wrapping up a two-month visit to the Cuban base, the organization — the only independent group with access to the approximately 650 detainees — said it found "a worrying deterioration" in mental health among many prisoners. It blamed their being held indefinitely without charges or legal counsel.

"They have no idea about their fate and they have no means of recourse at their disposal through any legal mechanism," said Florian Westphal, spokesman for the International Committee of the Red Cross.

Well, cry me a river.

Unlawful combatants moaning about being treated to three-hots-and-a-cot. Give me a second while I go borrow Misha's Imperial Nano-Violin.

Considering their alternative - being handed over to the Afghan government - they ought to be thrilled to be where they are.

(Hat tip: LGF)

Posted by Russ at 10:15 PM, October 10, 2003 in Nat'l Security

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Yeah - let me know when to start singing "Shall We Gather at the River." !!!

Posted by: Indigo at October 10, 2003 10:34 PM