Posted by SAM on 21 January, 2009 at 5:59 am. 14 comments already!

GUANTANAMO BAY, Cuba (CNN) — In one of his first acts in office President Obama has ordered the U.S. government to suspend prosecutions of prisoners at Guantanamo Bay for 120 days, military officials said Tuesday. Papers filed at the U.S. prison camp said the request is made “in the interest of justice and at the direction of the president of the United States.” It seeks a delay in proceedings until May 20.

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