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Afghans Walk Free in Kabul After Long Guantanamo Detour

The 23 suspected Taliban were never charged. One alleges abuse, others disagree. Twenty-three Afghans who had been held by the U.S. at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, were freed from custody here Tuesday, many sporting denim jackets given to them by the American military. The men, who were flown home by U.S. aircraft, had been detained as Taliban suspects for up to two years but were not charged. A U.S. military spokesman said they were released because they were no longer considered risks. Upon being freed, several said they had been treated with honor by their captors, although one complained of torture and other forms of mistreatment. Full Story

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