WikiLeaks: Palestinians with Terrorist Links Held in Guantanamo

(Ha'aretz) Yossi Melman - Several Palestinians from the West Bank and Gaza have been held in the Guantanamo detention camp in Cuba, according to WikiLeaks documents obtained by Ha'aretz which consist of personal dossiers of prisoners held on suspicion of belonging to al-Qaeda or to radical Islamic organizations identified with al-Qaeda. Some of the prisoners told their American interrogators they were afraid of being extradited to Israel. But after they were assured this would not happen, they give details about themselves and, in some cases, even cooperated.

2011-04-26 00:00:00

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