Report: Guantanamo Prisoners May Move to U.S.
U.S. officials may move hundreds of prisoners from a base in Cuba to facilities within the United States after Supreme Court rulings that granted military detainees access to U.S. courts, the Los Angeles Times reported on Wednesday. Pentagon and Justice Department officials said they were considering moving all the prisoners from the U.S. naval base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, to a conservative judicial district within the United States, according to the newspaper. Consolidating the proceedings in one court would avoid transporting prisoners and government lawyers to federal courts across the country, the report said. Full Story