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Guantanamo Pakistanis return home

Five Pakistanis held at the US high-security camp in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, have returned to their country. Officials said the men arrived in the capital Islamabad on Saturday and will be held for a few days for questioning. The five are among up to 50 Pakistanis captured in Afghanistan while fighting against US-led forces, and the third group from the country to be released. More than 600 people are being held at Guantanamo, on suspicion of links to al-Qaeda or the Taleban. Washington describes them as unlawful combatants who can be held indefinitely without trial. But human rights groups have criticised conditions at the camp, and the fact that prisoners have no legal right to challenge their detention. Full Story

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