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Detainees Face Limited Access to Courts: But Bill Awaiting Bush Signature Would Shield Terror Suspects from U.S. Abuse

Date: December 24, 2005
Author: Josh White
QUOTE: The defense authorization bill approved by Congress this week includes landmark protections for military detainees suspected of terrorist activities from abuse or mistreatment at the hands of their U.S. captors. But the measure awaiting President Bush's signature also would limit the access of detainees held at the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, to federal courts.

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