October 04, 2006

A pox on both your houses:
THE US has offered to return nearly all British residents held at Guantanamo Bay after months of secret talks in Washington.

But the British Government has refused to accept the men, as senior officials say they have no legal right to return because they are not British citizens.

Documents obtained by The Guardian also show that US authorities are demanding that the prisoners be kept under 24-hour surveillance if set free - restrictions that are dismissed by the British as unnecessary and unworkable.


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