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A review of Al-Qaeda found at Guantanamo

A number of the magazine “Inspire” published by the terrorist Al-Qaeda was discovered in the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay, Western media reported Thursday.

On Wednesday the discovery was announced by Deputy Military Prosecutor Andrea Lockhart, who did not specify how the publication was introduced in the prison.

Ms. Lockhart made ​​the revelation to explain the strengthening of the inspection of mail exchanged between detainees and their lawyers, ordered by the new commander of the prison following the discovery of the review on 27 December.

This decision provoked a strong dissatisfaction of lawyers practicing in Guantanamo, who consider it a violation of the relationships between them and their clients.

Now that Guantanamo Bay is located in the southeast of Cuba has more than 170 inmates. Most of them are accused of terrorist activities. In 10 years of existence, the camp has turned into a temporary prison.

In 2008, Barack Obama, then candidate for president, promised to close Guantanamo in 2010. In January 2009, he even suspended the activities of the military prosecutor’s office in the camp. However, in March 2011, he signed an order lifting the moratorium on the operation of military courts in Guantanamo.

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