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First release of detainee by new government

In the first case of a Guantanamo Bay detainee allowed by the Obama Administration to leave confinement, following new review procedures, U.S. officials on Monday transferred an Ethiopian, Binyam Mohammed, to Britain.  The Justice Department news release is here.  A New York Times report on the transfer, with background on Mohammed’s claims of torture, is here.  Jess Bravin of the Wall Street Journal had this article in 2006.