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Obama backtracking on detainee rights, critics say

The Los Angeles Times, 25 March 2010
Publié le : 25 mars 2010
 Julian E. Barnes and David S. Cloud 
"Reporting from Washington - The newest option for detaining terrorism suspects -- an Afghan prison that serves the same purpose as the lockup in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba -- suggests that President Obama's policies are becoming more like those of his predecessor, George W. Bush, in the view of human rights groups and legal experts. "Obama began his presidency vowing to close Guantanamo, end CIA detention practices and transform the post-9/11 system created by Bush. But the administration gradually has backtracked, and is now revisiting some of the practices in use under Bush: military tribunals, detention without trials and overseas prisons." Read on...
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