Don't miss

Replay


LATEST SHOWS

EYE ON AFRICA

President Robert Mugabe emerges from house arrest

Read more

MEDIAWATCH

Harassment and hypocrisy in Washington

Read more

THE WORLD THIS WEEK

Military pressures Robert Mugabe to step down, Macron mediates Lebanon crisis

Read more

FRANCE IN FOCUS

France raises a glass to tourism

Read more

FOCUS

France's newest political party accused of 'old' methods

Read more

#THE 51%

Hear me roar: The growing economic power of older women

Read more

#TECH 24

The future of surgery

Read more

DOWN TO EARTH

The tiny parasite threatening your salmon sushi

Read more

ENCORE!

Director Joachim Trier: True horror is a 'lack of self-acceptance'

Read more

Americas

US judge orders release of Afghan detainee

Text by NEWS WIRES

Latest update : 2009-07-30

A US judge has ordered the release by the end of August of Guantanamo Bay detainee Mohammed Jawad, an Afghan who is one of the youngest detainees held at the notorious prison camp for terror suspects.

AFP - A US judge on Thursday ordered the release by the end of August of Guantanamo Bay detainee Mohammed Jawad, an Afghan who is one of the youngest detainees held at the notorious prison camp.
  
Judge Ellen Huvelle granted a "writ of habeas corpus" concerning Jawad, whose attorneys say he was just 12 at the time of his arrest in 2002. The Pentagon says he was 16 or 17.

Date created : 2009-07-30

COMMENT(S)