The judge in the current hearings called the case “an outrage.”
“After this horrible, long, tortured history, I hope the government will succeed in getting him back home,” U.S. District Judge Ellen Segal Huvelle told Justice Department lawyers during a court hearing Thursday. “Enough has been imposed on this young man to date.”
Meanwhile, the Obama Administration is considering a plan to create a military prison inside the US to house those still held at Guantanamo.
Providing long-term holding cells for a small but still undetermined number of detainees who will not face trial because intelligence and counterterror officials conclude they are too dangerous to risk being freed.
How is it possible that anyone is “too dangerous” to be tried? If they are that dangerous, it should be easy to convict them of something. If they can’t be convicted, they should be sent back where they came from.