iPacific.com | Samoa | Forum

Author Topic: Guantanamo detainees arrive in Palau  (Read 3026 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Tavita Tusitala

  • Administrator
  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 290
Guantanamo detainees arrive in Palau
« on: November 02, 2009, 02:45:49 PM »
6 Guantanamo detainees arrive in Palau
Only one Uighur left in U.S. custody

KOROR, Palau - Six Chinese Muslims released from Guantanamo Bay but still wanted at home as separatists arrived Sunday on their new tropical island home of Palau after the tiny Pacific nation agreed to a U.S. request to resettle the men.

The ethnic Uighurs were met Sunday at Palau's airport by President Johnson Toribiong and then taken to their residence to rest, a statement from the president's office said.

Palau agreed in June to Washington's request to temporarily resettle the men, who have been held by the U.S. since their capture in Afghanistan and Pakistan in 2001.




 


Our travel partners
Tours New Zealands's South and North Islands.
Tours in Rotorua See romantic Rotorua

Find a hotel in Australia or New Zealand
Venere
Air, Hotel, car
Save on Tickets, hotels and cars
Find s South Pacific Cruise
Over 100 fabulous South Pacific cruises from IAN.
Australia, New Zealand Accommodations and more destinations.
Hotels from Booking.com

hibiscus iPacific | Samoa | Forum