White House Denies Indefinite Detention Order

07/28/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • AFP

The White House dismissed reports that it has drafted an executive order allowing indefinite detention in the United States of some of the top terror suspects at Guantanamo Bay.

An administration official told AFP that no such draft order existed, though internal deliberations were taking place on how to deal with those inmates who could not be released or tried in civilian courts.

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