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Guantanamo Bay detainee suffers from depression

One of the Britons held by the United States in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, has been diagnosed as suffering from depression since being locked up without charge, the Guardian has learned. The revelation undermines the claim at the weekend by President George Bush about the wellbeing of the detainees. Mr Bush told Breakfast with Frost: “They [the detainees] are being well treated, and they will go through a military tribunal at some point in time… a military tribunal which is… in line with international accords.” The issue of the detention of nine Britons and three British residents will be a flashpoint during his visit to the UK, which starts today. There are also fresh concerns for the mental health of a second Briton who refused to utter a word to a British official during a welfare visit. Full Story

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