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Kuwaiti 12's Families Elated by Decision

Supreme Court agrees to hear the appeals of the young detainees, whose struggling relatives have spent $2 million trying to win their release. The families of the so-called Kuwaiti 12 had almost given up hope before Monday’s decision by the U.S. Supreme Court to hear their loved ones’ legal appeals. For the families, it was a day of rejoicing. “This is great news. God bless America!” Khalid Al Odah shouted during a telephone interview from Kuwait. After two years without criminal charges being brought against the 12 young Kuwaiti men, locked up among the 660 suspected terrorists and war criminals at the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, the court had decided to hear the prisoners’ plea that they be given a chance to prove their innocence. Full Story

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