Tuesday, October 7, 2008

Judge Orders Chinese Uighurs Freed from Guantanamo

In 2004 Chinese Uighurs held in Guantanamo Bay were declared non-enemy combatants. They lingered as no other countries stepped up with open arms. Seven years after their detention, a U.S. District judge ordered them freed into America.

China wants them back, concerned about their links to Muslim separatist groups in the Communist country. Bush wants them elsewhere, far away from the U.S. media. An appeal is likely in order. Let's hope the Constitution stands...