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Mohammed Jawad, Teenage Afghan Detainee, To Be Transferred To Civilian Court

First Posted: 08/27/09 06:12 AM ET Updated: 05/25/11 02:45 PM ET

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Washington Independent:

It wasn't until late Friday afternoon that the Obama Justice Department, after years of wrangling over the fate of Mohammed Jawad, the Afghan boy arrested for allegedly lobbing a hand grenade at U.S. soldiers in 2002, admitted that it does not have enough evidence to continue to hold him indefinitely without trial under the laws of war.

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