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A new report says the U.S. has held at least 39 detainees in secret facilities for three years or more.

By Tim Grieve
June 7, 2007 6:28PM (UTC)
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At least 39: The number of people the United States has detained, for three years or more, in secret detention centers around the world, according to a report released today by six human rights groups. According to McClatchy Newspapers, the report claims that, in five cases, the United States detained the wives and young children of the people it was holding. And in four cases, the report says, the United States may have sent detainees to be held in Libya.

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Tim Grieve is a senior writer and the author of Salon's War Room blog.

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