Gitmo detainees accepted by Germany to be held for a year

The government of the German state of Rhineland-Palatinate announced July 19 that the two Guantánamo Bay detainees accepted by Germany earlier this month would be confined for at least a year while undergoing psychological treatment and integration training. Rhineland-Palatinate Interior Minister Karl Peter Bruch did not name the closed facility in which the detainees would be held after their arrival in September, but stated that they would remain there at least a year before being released into the the states of Rhineland-Palatinate and Hamburg. During that time, they will be undergo psychological analysis, receive German language training and be observed by doctors and social workers.

From Jurist, July 19. Used with permission.

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