Guantánamo inmates claim indefinite detention due to Trump's hostility toward Muslims

Eleven Guantánamo inmates filed a writ of habeus corpus [text, PDF] in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia [official website] on Thursday claiming that their indefinite detention is due toward President Donald Trump’s anti-Muslim stance. The inmates argue they can only be kept at Guantánamo if their individual circumstances show that they would return to the battlefield. However, the lawsuit claims that Trump’s declaration that all Guantánamo inmates will remain in the prison does not take…

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