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Coventina Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-13-09 10:55 AM
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Leaving Guantanamo for paradise (interview with Uighurs)
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Bermuda, with its pastel-coloured homes overlooking the turquoise waters of the Atlantic Ocean, is now home to four Chinese Uighurs who were released from Guantanamo Bay after seven years inside.

The men are a long way from home, but they say they had heard of Bermuda, an UK overseas territory off America's eastern seaboard, before they got there.

"Actually I did know something about Bermuda, about the Bermuda Triangle. When I first heard we were coming here I thought, that's that mysterious place," said Khalil Mamut.

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As they ordered Bermudan fruit punch and rock fish, it became clear that they were relishing their new-found freedom.

"I saw someone fishing and I walked down, and said 'I want to do that can I have go?' He said OK, and in one minute I caught caught two small fish.

"The fish reminded me of Guantanamo - I had mercy on them and let them go," said Khalil Mamut.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/8147317.stm

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Very interesting article.
I wish those poor souls well. They are some of the many, many victims of Bushco's WOT.
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