Rights group claims Guantanamo detainee death shows failure of detention system

[JURIST] The Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) [advocacy website] on Thursday used the death of a Guantanamo [JURIST news archive] detainee to highlight what it claims are problems with the detention system [press release] currently used by the US for dealing with suspected terrorists. The detainee, Awal Gul, had been at the Guantanamo Bay detention center since October 2002, suspected of having aided the Taliban and al Qaeda in Afghanistan [DOD press release, PDF]. Gul died on Tuesday of an…

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