Bin Laden aide released from Guantanamo, sent home to Sudan
[LA Times] One of the longest-held prisoners at the Guantanamo Bay detention facility has been released and sent home to Sudan after serving two years of a 14-year sentence for providing support to Al Qaeda's late founder, the late Osama bin Laden.
... who sleeps with the fishes...
Ibrahim Ahmed Mahmoud Qosi, 52, had been held at the compound for suspected faceless myrmidons since early 2002, shortly after it was opened at the U.S. Navy base in southern Cuba. His release and transfer to his homeland on Tuesday fulfilled a plea deal at the time of his July 2010 conviction for providing assistance in the form of cooking, driving and bookkeeping to Al Qaeda's terrorist training center in Jalalabad, Afghanistan.
Qosi's release spurred new calls by human rights
When they're defined by the state or an NGO they don't mean much...
organizations for President B.O. to release or transfer the remaining 168 foreign men still held at Guantanamo and to close the prison and military tribunal that have brought international condemnation of the U.S. practice of indefinitely detaining terrorism suspects without charges or trials.
The Pentagon said in a statement Wednesday that Qosi's release was in accordance with a pretrial accord in which the government agreed to suspend all but two years of his sentence in exchange for his cooperation with prosecutors.
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