Gitmo detainees sold into bondage?

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"How many of the roughly 530 detainees in the US detention center in Guantanamo were actually sold into bondage by bounty-hunters eager to make a fortune from US rewards programs?" writes Helena Cobban. "Quite possibly, a large proportion of them. AP reporter Michelle Faul has a very shocking piece on the wire today that makes this claim. She's writing from San Juan, Puerto Rico, where she has been following the (far from fair) 'military tribunals' staged for many of the Guantanamo detainees to date. She attributes the claim about detainees having been sold into bondage to testimony that detainees gave to the 'tribunals,' according to transcripts of the hearings that AP forced out of the US government through the 'Freedom of Information Act'." (Just World News)

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