Four Gitmo detainees transferred to Albania, Spain

Four Guantánamo Bay detainees have been transferred to Albania and Spain, the US Department of Justice announced Feb. 24. Three detainees, Tunisia native Aleh Bin Hadi Asasi, Egypt native Sharif Fati Ali al Mishad, and Libya native Abdul Rauf Omar Mohammad Abu al Qusin, were transferred to Albania; the fourth, an unidentified detainee from the Palestinian territories, was transferred to Spain. The transfers, approved with unanimous consent by the Guantanamo Bay Task Force, add to the more than 580 Guantánamo detainees transferred to other nations since 2002. There are still 188 remaining at the Guantánamo facility in Cuba.

From Jurist, Feb. 25. Used with permission.