Monday, September 26, 2005

CBC News: U.S. releases 500 from Abu Ghraib

The U.S. military released 500 prisoners from Abu Ghraib in Iraq, a week ahead of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. The move partly fulfills a request by the Iraqi government. Another 500 detainees will be freed this week.

The first group were loaded onto public buses and driven out of the notorious prison on Monday.

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